Dorothy Gaff Ehret
Dec 15, 1913 - Jun 5, 2014
EHRET, DOROTHY GAFF (aka DOROTHY G. STEINHEIMER)
Born December 15, 1913 in Sacramento, California to Herbert James and Beulah Houston Gaff. Preceded in death by her younger sister, Margaret Gaff Campbell, her first husband, Louis David Ehret, Jr. (1972) and her second husband, Charles Edward Steinheimer (1996), and by stepdaughters Vicky and Alice Steinheimer. Survived by: Son, David Ehret of Sacramento, his wife Patti, and granddaughter Rachel Moran (Jason) and great grandchildren Cameron and Lillian. Daughter, Gayle Ehret of Castle Pines, Colorado, her husband Robert Cunningham, and grandchildren Catherine Heatley (Mike), Grayson Cunningham and Hugh Cunningham. Stepson, Bruce Steinheimer, his wife Marilyn Van Dam Steinheimer, grandchildren Garth and Zöe Steinheimer. Stepdaughter, Sara Anderson, grandchildren Stacy and Ryan, Stepdaughter, Sue Anthony, her husband Tim Step-grandson Matt Pope (Michelle) and great grandson Chance, and step-granddaughter Libby Luna (Orlando) and great granddaughter Kelsey. Nephews Robert Campbell (Sandy) and Toby Campbell and their families. Dorothy was a lifelong resident of Sacramento. She was a member of the Sacramento High School Class of 1931, attended Sacramento City College for two years, and graduated from Stanford University in 1936 with a bachelor’s degree in Education. We remember Dorothy as a remarkable, caring, loving and giving person, and the best mom a person could have. Dorothy was active in the community, serving as a volunteer for a multitude of organizations, most recently the Belle Cooledge Library. She was passionate about reading, and passed along her love of reading to everyone who knew her.