Born in Wildwood, MN on April 4, 1927 to the late Walter and Angella Sorquist, Dolores passed away peacefully in Alameda, CA on September 27, 2017 at the age of 90.
Dolores is preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Reitmeier in 1990. She was the loving mother of Linda Dollison of Penngrove, CA and Bruce Reitmeier of Anchorage, AK; mother-in-law of Steve Dollison of Penngrove, CA; grandmother of Cameron Reitmeier and his wife Kim Reitmeier of Anchorage, AK and Steven Reitmeier of Smithburg, MD; and great-grandmother of Corbin and Nathan Reitmeier, both of Anchorage, AK. Dolores has one surviving brother, Terry Sorquist of Bemidji, MN and his wife Enaloy Sorquist.
Born and raised in Minnesota, she attended high school in Northome, MN and married Bernard Reitmeier in 1947. During her husband’s 32 year naval career, both traveled and moved many times throughout the world before settling down for retirement in 1975 in their beloved Alameda. Dolores was very involved in volunteering with many organizations, such as the Red Cross, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Navy wives organizations throughout the years. She volunteered over 35 years with the Trinity Seniors Group of Alameda.
Family and friends are invited to attend the funeral service for Dolores on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Greer Family Mortuary and Cremation Services, 2694 Blanding Ave., Alameda. She will be laid to rest at Mountain View Cemetery, 5000 Piedmont Ave., Oakland.
Donations in Dolores’ memory may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church in Alameda, where she was a long time member.