Steven Charles Dolby, 67, of Middlebury, IN, and a native of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at 5:58 p.m. at his home.
Mr. Dolby had worked as a microbiologist at Miles/Bayer Laboratories, in Elkhart; as an industrial biochemist at GDS, in Elkhart; and in quality control tracking at Genecor Industries, in Elkhart. He retired from Kohl's Department Stores. He was a Vietnam veteran, serving in the United States Army and stationed at Fort Story, Virginia Beach, VA, from 1966 to 1968.
He graduated from Huntington High School in 1963 and earned an associate's degree in general studies from Indiana University. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Middlebury, for more than 35 years. He was a member of American Legion Post 210, Middlebury, for more than 30 years.
He was born March 5, 1945, in Huntington to Charles and Loretta DeVault Dolby. He married Barbara "Bobbie" Keil on May 1, 1966, in Pekin, IL. His wife survives.
Additional survivors include a daughter, Michelle (Stephen) Streeter, of Bristol; a son, Kyle E. Dolby, of South Bend; two sisters, Carol (Sam) Shenefield, of Huntington, and Sandra K. Dolby, of Bloomington; two brothers, Richard (Becky) Dolby, of New Haven, and Thomas (Jane) Dolby, of Oahu, HI; and six grandchildren.
Calling is Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 S. Main St., Middlebury. A service will be held on Monday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Middlebury. Rev. Randy Schroeder and Hank Berg will officiate. Following the service, American Legion Post 210 will conduct military honors at the church.
Preferred memorials are gifts to Ribbon of Hope or to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Middlebury.