Dorothy M. Hanpeter

January 23, 1928June 7, 2021
Obituary of Dorothy M. Hanpeter
Dorothy M. Hanpeter, on Monday, June 7, 2021. Daughter of the late Armin and Paula (nee Vahlkamp) Hanpeter; dear sister of William (the late Sue) Hanpeter, Edward (Joan) Hanpeter, Paul Hanpeter, and the late Robert Hanpeter, and Betty (Ken) Evans; dear sister-in-law of Charlotte Hanpeter; dear aunt of Karen May, Stephen (Noriko) Hanpeter, Douglas Hanpeter, David (the late Rosalie) Hanpeter, Claire (Wayne) Holtzman, David Evans, Janet (Bill) Barton, Lisa Evans, Bradley (Terri) Hanpeter, Eric (Laura) Hanpeter, Paula (Chris) Prisby, and Greg Hanpeter. Dorothy was a graduate of Mary Institute, Washington University, and received her master’rs degree from the University of Iowa. She taught physical education at the University of Nebraska,John Burroughs and University City High School. For many summers, she taught at Camp Miniwanca, Shelby, MI. She was very active with Delta Gamma sorority, and a dedicated volunteer at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Dorothy was famous for her personalized knit Christmas stockings, delicious peanut brittle and caramels, and a fast game of tennis. The family would like to thank Amada, Jenice, Kechelle and Tabatha for their loving care of Dorothy. SERVICES: Private burial Bellefontaine Cemetery. Memorial Visitation 11am until time of service at 1pm Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at HOFFMEISTER COLONIAL MORTUARY 6464 Chippewa at Watson. Memorials appreciated to Delta Gamma Center 1750 S. Big Bend Road 63117 or St. Louis Children’s Hospital , One Children’s Place 63110. The Memorial Service will be Livestreamed. Please click on the link below to join.

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  • Armin Hanpeter Father (deceased)
  • Paula (nee Vahlkamp) Hanpeter Mother (deceased)
  • William (late Sue) Hanpeter Brother
  • Karen May Niece
  • Robert Hanpeter Brother (deceased)
  • Charlotte Hanpetter Sister-in-law
  • Stephen (Noriko) Hanpeter Nephew
  • Douglas Hanpeter Nephew
  • David (late Rosalie) Hanpeter Nephew
  • Claire (Wayne) Holtzman Niece
  • Betty (Ken) Evans Sister (deceased)
  • David Evans Nephew
  • Janet (Bill) Barton Niece
  • Lisa Evans Niece
  • Edward (Joan) Hanpeter Brother
  • Bradley (Terri) Hanpeter Nephew
  • Eric (Laura) Hanpeter Nephew
  • Paula (Chris) Prisby Niece
  • Greg Hanpeter Nephew
  • Paul Hanpeter Brother

Past Services

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Memorial Gathering

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Memorial Service