Robert Reindollar Jr., 81, engineering firm partner...

May 01, 2001

Robert Reindollar Jr., 81, engineering firm partner

Robert Mason Reindollar Jr., a retired partner in the Baltimore engineering firm of Rummel, Klepper and Kahl, died Friday of heart failure at his home in Southern Pines, N.C. He was 81.

Mr. Reindollar, who formerly lived in Dulaney Valley, moved to Southern Pines in 1993.

He was a partner at Rummel, Klepper and Kahl for nearly 40 years and retired in the early 1970s. He moved to Harbor, a home that was built in 1895 on the Miles River near Easton, which he restored.

He served as county engineer for Talbot County in 1976.

He was a fellow and past national director of the American Consulting Engineers Council and a member of the Engineering Society of Baltimore.

Born in Easton and reared in Forest Park, Mr. Reindollar was a 1934 graduate of Polytechnic Institute. He earned his bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Cornell University in 1938.

During World War II, he enlisted in the Army Air Forces and served as a flight instructor before he joined the 8th Air Force in England. He flew B-25 and B-26 bombers and was discharged with the rank of captain. His decorations included the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal with three oak leaf clusters.

He was a former communicant of Trinity Episcopal Church in Towson.

Services are private.

He is survived by his wife, the former Valaska Lorraine Yazel, whom he married in 1942; three daughters, Ann Reindollar of Laurel, Nancy Reindollar of Morehead City, N.C., and Valerie Lippincott of Neavitt, Talbot County; and two sisters, Jeanne Boertzel of Annapolis and Betty Glymph of Murrell's Inlet, S.C.

Inez P. Dorsey, 59, social services manager

Inez P. Dorsey, a district manager for the Baltimore Department of Social Services, died Thursday of a heart attack at Northwest Hospital Center in Randallstown. She was 59 and lived in Northwest Baltimore.

Mrs. Dorsey was district manager of the department's Mount Clare district. She began her career with the department in the 1960s.

Inez Lloyd was born in Northwest Baltimore and graduated from Frederick Douglass High School in 1959. She earned her bachelor's degree from Morgan State University and a master's degree in social work from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Mrs. Dorsey enjoyed attending flea markets and yard sales and listening to classical music.

A member for many years of Christian Assembly Church of God in Christ in Pikesville, she served on the pastor's aide and finance committees.

In 1963, she married Frederick A. Dorsey Sr., who survives her.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Maryland Church of God in Christ, 5100 Denmore Ave.

She also is survived by a son, Frederick A. Dorsey Jr., and three daughters, Jeannine Palmer, Lauren Dorsey and Talaina Dorsey, all of Baltimore; four brothers, Johnnie Lloyd of Las Vegas, Richard Lloyd of Lochearn, and Bobby Lloyd and James Lloyd, both of Woodlawn; two sisters, Gerline Bell of Pikesville and Nan Jones of Baltimore; and four grandchildren.

Bettie Mary Whiteley, 87, homemaker, gardener

Bettie Mary Whiteley, a homemaker and gardener, died Sunday of cancer at Charlestown retirement community in Catonsville. She was 87.

Until moving to Charlestown in 1992, Mrs. Whiteley had lived with her husband at Fox Hill Farm in Monkton for nearly 50 years.

On the 400-acre farm, which dates to the 1800s, the couple grew corn and other vegetables, and raised cattle and poultry.

Mrs. Whiteley took pride in her "friendship garden" of plants, flowers and shrubs given to her by neighbors and friends.

Bettie Streuber was born in Erie, Pa. After graduating from high school, she attended the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

In the early 1940s, she married Theodore E. Whiteley Sr., who died in 1991.

She was active in Scouting and volunteered with the Red Cross and at Sparks Elementary School, where she helped establish the library. She also enjoyed cooking and entertaining her family.

Mrs. Whiteley was a communicant and headed the Altar Guild at St. James Episcopal Church, 3100 Monkton Road, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today.

She is survived by her son, Theodore E. Whiteley Jr. of Monkton; two daughters, Elizabeth Whiteley of Washington and Nancy W. Sussman of Portland, Ore.; and four grandchildren.

Doris Rever Shafer, 86, homemaker and volunteer

Doris Rever Shafer, a homemaker and volunteer, died Saturday of heart failure at Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. She was 86.

Before moving to Blakehurst in 1994, Mrs. Shafer had lived in Ruxton for more than 50 years.

She began volunteering at Greater Baltimore Medical Center in the early 1960s when the hospital was founded, and was president of the Women's Auxiliary Board.

An accomplished flower arranger and Federated Garden Clubs of America judge, she enjoyed arranging flowers her husband grew in their garden.

Doris Rever was born in Baltimore and graduated from Western High School. She earned her bachelor's degree from Goucher College in 1937 and studied at Maryland Institute, College of Art.

In the late 1930s, she was a professional model for Hutzler's and other local department stores.

In 1937, she married Charles Classen Shafer Sr., who died in 1982.

A golfer since her youth, Mrs. Shafer was a member of the Women's Golf Association and Baltimore Country Club. She also belonged to the Woman's Club of Roland Park.

A watercolorist, she enjoyed painting still lifes and landscapes.

Mrs. Shafer was a longtime member of Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church, 6200 N. Charles St., where a memorial service will be held in the Speers Chapel at 4 p.m. Friday.

She is survived by a son, Charles C. Shafer Jr. of Gambrills; a daughter, Judith Shafer Hoff of Woodbrook; a sister, Lilith R. Adams of Rayburn, Texas; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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