Dorothy Ann Stealey, age 93 of Findlay, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 1:50 a.m. in the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Bowling Green, Ohio. Dorothy was born on September 19, 1925 in Cleveland, Ohio to Frederick and Mable (Leonard) Bartscht. On June 22, 1947 Dorothy married Dr. Robert L. Stealey who preceded her in death on November 17, 1986.
She is survived by a daughter, Susan L. Stealey of Findlay, Ohio; three sons: Eric L. of Woodstock, Georgia; David L. of Floral City, Florida; and Jonathan L. of Findlay, Ohio. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Colin Stealey in 2005.
Dorothy was a 1943 graduate of Arcadia High School. After high school, she attended Cleveland General Hospital School of Nursing and trained in the Nurse Cadet Corp in September 1943. She was a registered nurse and worked for her husband from 1960-1961. Dorothy was a member of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church and was involved in Martha Circle. She was a 60+ year member of the Blanchard Valley Hospital Auxiliary and was a past president. She volunteered for the American Red Cross Bloodmobiles for 25 years. She was a former Camp Fire Leader and Cub Scout Leader.
Visitation for friends and family of Dorothy will be held from 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. on Monday, February 18, 2019 at KIRKPATRICK-BEHNKE FUNERAL HOME. Funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at the funeral home with Pastor Jeff Motter officiating. Burial will follow at the Arcadia Cemetery. Memorials can be made in Dorothy's honor to St. Andrew's United Methodist Church 120 W Sandusky Street, Findlay, OH 45840 or to the charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.kirkpatrickbehnke.com.