|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Description||Gelatin print of Velma Meyer.|
Dobberstein, Velma Meyer
|Copyright||Oshkosh Public Museum|
|Cataloged by||Cross, Scott|
Candid outdoor view of Velma Meyer. She is sitting on the hood of a "Nash" and appears to be holding a camera.
Velma Meyer was born on the family farm in Winchester, WI on March 19, 1919, the daughter of Ida Magdelina Lenzner and Otto A. Myer. She married Gerhardt "Gary" Dobberstein on May 29, 1948, and the couple had three children: Dennis; Doreen; and Daniel. When her father retired from farming, she and her husband took over the Meyer family farm and managed it until her son Dennis Dobberstein took over. She died at New London Family Medical Center on March 29, 2009.