Robert M. Johanningsmeier of Dothan died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. He was 89. Memorial services will be Sunday at Cloverdale United Methodist Church 3 p.m.with the Rev. Bob Yawn officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 2 to 2:45 p.m. prior to service time in the Cloverdale UMC gathering room. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cloverdale United Methodist Church, 102 Rollins Avenue, Dothan, AL 36301. Mr. Johnanningsmeier was born Jan. 1, 1918, in Freelandville, Ind., to Simon Johanningsmeier and Lula Schulte Johanningsmeier. He had been a resident of Dothan since 1999, moving from Orlando, Fla. Mr. Johanningsmeier attended Purdue University and was in the U.S. Army serving as Master Sgt. in the Korean Conflict and also served in World War II. He later was employed as a business manager in the automobile industry. Mr. Johanningsmeier was a member of Cloverdale UMC, where he was in the Jack Roney Sunday school class. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Leona Marie Johanningsmeier, who died in March 2007 and sister, Ruth Hotes. Survivors include two sons, Alan Johanningsmeier (Kathy) of Cannon Falls, Minn., Steven Johanningsmeier (Amina) of Orlando, Fla.; daughter, Mary Sue Morgan of Dothan; brother, Paul Johanningsmeier (Fava) of Jeffersonville, Ind.; two grandchildren, Melissa Johanningsmeier of Austin, Texas, Tracy Tooze of Minnesota; great-grandson, Lukas Gillespie of Minnesota. Southern Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, (334) 702-1712, is in charge of arrangements.
Dothan Makes Effort to Spruce Up Downtown
Dothan is making an effort to spruce up downtown. The city plans to apply for a grant from the Transportation Alternative Program to make sidewalk improvements.
Northview High School Teacher Wins State Award
Congratulations are in order; a Northview High School employee now holds one of the state's highest honors for distance learning programs.
Man Who Fled Officer Before Firing Shots Nabbed
Dogs help track man to mobile home where he had broken into.
Summer Bridge Program Prepares Kids for Year Ahead
School's out for the summer, but that isn't stopping some students from preparing for next year.
Additional Charges Expected Against Accused Serial Robbers
Three states involved in criminal probe.
Baseball Player Safety at Risk
After a Tampa Bay Rays baseball pitcher was struck in the head by a ball, there's been talk of whether major league baseball should require pitchers to...
Providence Christian Hires New Baseball Coach
Providence Christian School is excited to announce Casey Smith as our new Varsity Baseball Coach.
Road Work Ahead For Busy Roadway
The Alabama Department of Transportation says they will begin roadwork on Alabama 123 from theHartford city limits through Wicksburg to US 84.
Animal Tracks for 6-17-2013
This weeks Animal Tracks features some very lovable animals who are in need of good homes.
Video - Health Minute: Migrane Awareness
June is National Migraine Awareness Month and health experts warn, many people may be suffering from these debilitating conditions and not know they have them.
Page 1 of 1722