Dayton resident Sharlene Steinhoff, 84, died March 3, 2010, at Dayton General Hospital. A memorial service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, March 13, 2010, at Hubbard-Rogg Funeral Home, 111 S. 2nd, Dayton. Pastor Greg Brownell of United Brethren Church will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association or Dayton Alumni Association.
Sharlene was born in Dayton, May 12, 1925, to Lonnie and Kathryn (Ward) Hatfield. She attended Dayton schools and graduated with the Dayton High School Class of 1943. She attended Cornish Art School in Seattle. She worked for Boeing for four years. In June of 1948, she married Robert DeVilbiss. They had four children, and were later divorced. She married Charles Steinhoff and they later divorced. Sharlene loved crafts, painting and flower gardening . She enjoyed rides in the mountains, liked huckleberrying and trips to Twin Lakes. Some of her happiest times were when she lived on the Wolf Fork. She was particularly fond of talking and spending time with her nieces, nephews and grandchildren. She was a past member of PEO Eagles Auxiliary, served as secretary for Dayton Alumni for several years and was granted the honor of parade marshal for Dayton Alumni.
Survivors include one daughter, Lynne Leseman and husband David; twosons, Terry Steinhoffand fiancee Anne Strode, Steve Steinhoff and wife Kathy; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two nieces and two nephews. She was preceded indeath by an infant son, and brother, Don Hatfield.