Margaret E. Kaltenbach, 89, window designer, docent...

March 15, 2000

Margaret E. Kaltenbach, 89, window designer, docent

Margaret E. Kaltenbach, a homemaker who was active in patriotic organizations, died Monday from complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Towson. She was 89.

Mrs. Kaltenbach, a longtime Towson resident, volunteered for many years at St. Joseph Medical Center and Meals-On-Wheels.

During the 1960s and 1970s, she was a docent at Hampton Mansion, the historic plantation that was established in the late 17th century.

Her memberships included the Daughters of the American Revolution, Thomas Johnson Chapter, the Colonial Dames of America and the Society of the War of 1812.

The former Margaret Ermenia Dorsey, who was born in Bolton Hill, was a direct descendant of Edward Dorsey, who came to Maryland from Virginia in 1649 and established his estate on the Severn River with a land grant from Lord Baltimore.

She graduated from Georgetown Visitation Academy and worked as a window designer for Lycetts, the Charles Street stationer and engraver, and an executive secretary.

In 1946, she married Albert Bossyns Kaltenbach, former director of the Baltimore County Department of Public Works, who died in 1996.

She was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Baltimore and Ware avenues, Towson, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow.

She is survived by a son, James A. Kaltenbach of Beverly Hills, Mich.; two daughters, Phyllis K. DuVal of Monkton and Jane Dorsey McElroy of Bridgewater, N.J.; a brother, Thomas Lee Dorsey of Baltimore; a sister, Virginia Dorsey Peach of Towson; and seven grandchildren.

William B. Evans Jr., 86, college educator, consultant

William B. Evans Jr., a retired educator and consultant who enjoyed traveling by ship, died Monday of a massive stroke at George Washington Hospital in Washington. He was 86.

Mr. Evans retired in 1978 from George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., where he had been an associate professor of education for eight years.

He began his career in 1935 as an elementary school teacher in Severna Park. He was supervisor of education and assistant to the superintendent of the Montgomery County public schools from 1945 to 1963, and was an education consultant at George Washington University School of Education from 1963 to 1969.

Born and raised in Ewell on Smith Island, Mr. Evans graduated from Crisfield High School in 1932. He received a teaching certificate from Maryland State Teachers College at Towson and a bachelor's degree in education from the University of Maryland, College Park.

He earned a master's degree in administration from Columbia University and a doctorate in education from George Washington University in 1960.

Mr. Evans took more than 30 cruises and particularly enjoyed sailing aboard the Queen Elizabeth II.

Services will be private.

He is survived by an aunt, Cassie Evans of Dundalk; a half-sister, Edith Aswell of Crisfield; two nephews; and three nieces.

E. Louis Wienecke Jr., 78, manager for Bendix Corp.

E. Louis Wienecke Jr., a retired manager for the Bendix Corp., died Saturday of complications of cancer at Good Samaritan Nursing Center. He was 78 and lived in Northeast Baltimore.

He retired in 1983 after serving in various management positions, including superintendent, in electronics quality control at Bendix's Joppa Road plant.

Born in Highlandtown, he graduated from City College and attended the University of Maryland.

Known as Lou, he played center field on Baltimore sandlot baseball teams in the 1930s and 1940s. A strong hitter and fielder, he was scouted by the major leagues.

He was an Army technical sergeant and was awarded the Bronze Star with three combat battle stars for his actions during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II.

Funeral services were held yesterday.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, the former Jean Kirkland; two sons, E. Louis Wienecke III of Fallston and Mark S. Wienecke of Baldwin; his mother, Edna B. Wienecke of Baltimore; and two grandchildren.


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