Dorothy L. Steil

Born: Tue., Jul. 16, 1929
Died: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019


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Dutton – Dorothy L. Steil, 89, of Great Falls, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2019 at a care facility in Helena.
Dorothy was born to Ben and Mary Loch on July, 16, 1929.  Dorothy received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Home Economics from Montana State University in Bozeman.  Dorothy went on to teach two years at Belt High School. She continued her education and received her Masters Degree from Oregon State.    
She married Glenn Steil at the St. Williams Catholic Church in Dutton on June, 26th, 1956.  They had two sons, Ed (Brenda) Steil,  Jim (Tanya) Steil and two daughters, Kathy (Joel) Overton and Marilyn (Pan) Smith.  
Glenn and Dorothy farmed many years northeast of Dutton. While Glenn worked in Colstrip, Dorothy created a map of Colstrip.
While Dorothy lived in Dutton, she created the map of Dutton, and collected the historical history of St. Williams Catholic Church.  She also created Teton Tepee which she designed many canvas tepees which could be found at many of Dutton’s fund raisers.  Dorothy volunteered many years to the Catholic Church Rummage Sale.  Dorothy enjoyed spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband of Glenn who passed away on May 30th, 2000, sister, Betty Fuhringer, brother, John Loch, and parents, Ben and Mary Loch.
Survivors include seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Private services will be held.
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Linda Meier Wadman
   Posted Wed February 06, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Treasure your memories of your mom. Take Care.

Cathy Amundson
   Posted Wed February 06, 2019
Jim, Kathy, Marilyn and families. I was saddened to hear that mom passed away. She was a very sweet gal and I wish I could have helped get her "out of her shell" while she was here. I feel blessed that I got to be in her life; if even for a short while. Hugs to all of you. Cathy

Emily
   Posted Thu February 07, 2019
I am very sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you in this difficult time. One encouraging thought you might find comforting is found at John 5:28, 29. “The hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.” God gives us this beautiful hope that he will soon resurrect our dead loved ones and we can see them again on a paradise earth! I hope this promise brings you comfort as it does me.

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