Michael Paul Dorf Camdenton Obituary

Michael Paul Dorf

<p>Michael Paul Dorf, age 76, of Camdenton, Missouri passed away February 10, 2024 at Osage Beach Rehab and Health Care Center in Osage Beach, Missouri. Michael was born on January 30, 1948 in St. Louis, Missouri the son of Melvin and Juanita (Palmer) Dorf.</p><p><br></p><p>Michael was united in marriage to Charlotte Ann Duhon they shared 34 years together at the time of her death.</p><p><br></p><p>Michael was a Veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the United States Air Force, he served the Lake community for 40 years as a Certified Public Account out of his offices in Camdenton and Sunrise Beach, and he loved baseball and hunting.</p><p><br></p><p>Michael is survived by his son Chris, step daughter Tonia Henman and husband Tom, Sister Jocelyn Vance, grandson Caleb Dorf and step grandson Thomas Henman and three great grandchildren.</p><p><br></p><p>Michael is preceded in death by wife Charlotte Dorf; by his son Russell Dorf ; and his parents Melvin and Juanita Dorf.</p><p><br></p><p>Celebration of Life visitation will be held Friday February 16, 2024 from 12:000 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Hedges-Scott-Millard Funeral Home in Camdenton, Missouri.</p><p><br></p><p>Memorial Contributions can be made to <a href="//Willis Hadley Hoyt III, D.O., FAOCOO “Hadley” passed away at his home on February 12th, 2024. He was born August 29, 1943 in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Dr. W. Hadley Hoyt Jr., and Helen Carver Hoyt. He was proceeded in death by his sister, Mary Junia McCoy. He is survived by his wife Anita (Gatlin) Hoyt, his son, Dr. Will Hoyt IV and his wife, Dr. Autumn Clark of Springfield, MO, his daughter Tiffany Tinson and her husband, Jim, of Bronxville, NY and five beautiful grandchildren—Cara, William and Max Tinson, and Monica Ann and Willis Hoyt V. Also his sister, Martha Emerson of Portland ME, brother-in-law Ted Gatlin and wife Linda, Unionville, MO, sister-in-law Georgann Chandler, Kirksville, MO and nephews; Randy Clark, Chad (and Beth) Gatlin, Shane (and Katrina) Gatlin, Thomas (and Kathy) McCoy, Jared Emerson, and many great nephews and nieces. He grew up in North Reading, Massachusetts and graduated from high school there. He attended Truman State University graduating Cum Laude with a degree in chemistry. While a Junior there he served as President of his class. He was a member of the Phi Sigma Epsilon fraternity. In 1966, while both were still students, he married his soulmate, Anita Gatlin from Unionville, MO. They were married 57 years, and he often referred to her as “the best decision I ever made.” He received his medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1968 and Interned at Capitol Region Hospital in Jefferson City, MO. He practiced Family medicine in Park Hills, MO with his dear friend and partner, Dr. Gerald Roberts, from 1969 to 1981. In 1981, he started a rotating residency under the direction of Dr. Larry McIntire in Otolaryngology that took him to study in many different places--Cleveland Clinic, Chicago Childrens, House Ear Institute, Los Angeles, Barnes Hospital, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, DC and others. He was forever grateful to Dr. McIntire for his training, and felt it was his responsibility to use his training for the good of all whom he could help. Upon completion of his residency, he and his family moved to Des Moines, Iowa where he practiced for 15 years. In Des Moines, he established a residency-training program in Otolaryngology, served as the President of the Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association, and later as National President of his Specialty College. He served on the National Board of Examiners for Specialty Certification and was a Distinguished Fellow of the College. He was a member of the Christian Society of Otolaryngology/Head &amp; Neck Surgery. He served as an Elder at Central Presbyterian Church in Des Moines. He loved the extensive bike trails in Des Moines, and was an avid biker, jogger and triathlon participant. In 1999, because of a worsening spinal condition, he and Anita moved to their lake home in Osage Beach, MO where he continued his surgical practice part time. He retired in 2020. He was a life-long learner and took Continuing Medical Education courses until the time of his death. He did Medical Mission work in Mexico, Guatemala, and at the Tutwiler Clinic in Tutwiler, MS. Following the destruction of hurricane Katrina he volunteered in a lean-to clinic in D’Iberville, MS with minimal electricity and no running water. Hadley had a real zest for life and made each day count, often saying he believed in “Life before death—don’t waste it!” He cherished his many friends and deeply loved his family. He appreciated being able to travel the world and meet people of all different cultures. And sample exotic foods. He was an IFR private pilot and loved visiting every state in our country. He truly enjoyed being on the water, going fast in his offshore racer, and later in life, just cruising. He loved traveling in his motorhome, fishing, golfing, British cars and photography. He had a strong affection for animals and was known to foster abandoned wildlife to adulthood. Most of all, he loved his title of Grampy and spending time with his Grandchildren that he called his “Grands”. He delighted in playing with the electric train “town” he built with them, towing them behind the boat, and teaching them archery, chess, and how to play pranks on each other. Hadley had a big heart with a big capacity to love, and openly demonstrated it. For those who knew and loved him, the world will be a little colder without him. Visitation will be this Sunday, February 18, from 2:00-4:00 at Hedges-Scott Millard Funeral Home in Osage Beach, MO. A Celebration of his Life will be held later this spring." target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">St. Jude's Childrens Hospital</a>.</p><p><br></p><p>Arrangements are under the direction of Hedges-Scott-Millard Funeral Homes, 1270 S Business Route 5, Camdenton, MO 65020 (573) 346-2090. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.hedgesscottmillard.com.</p><p><br></p>
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Michael Paul Dorf, age 76, of Camdenton, Missouri passed away February 10, 2024 at Osage Beach Rehab and Health Care Center in Osage Beach, Missouri. Michael was born on January 30, 1948 in St. Louis, Missouri the son of Melvin and Juanita (Palmer) Dorf.


Michael was united in marriage to Charlotte Ann Duhon they shared 34 years together at the time of her death.


Michael was a Veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the United States Air Force, he served the Lake community for 40 years as a Certified Public Account out of his offices in Camdenton and Sunrise Beach, and he loved baseball and hunting.


Michael is survived by his son Chris, step daughter Tonia Henman and husband Tom, Sister Jocelyn Vance, grandson Caleb Dorf and step grandson Thomas Henman and three great grandchildren.


Michael is preceded in death by wife Charlotte Dorf; by his son Russell Dorf ; and his parents Melvin and Juanita Dorf.


Celebration of Life visitation will be held Friday February 16, 2024 from 12:000 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Hedges-Scott-Millard Funeral Home in Camdenton, Missouri.


Memorial Contributions can be made to St. Jude's Childrens Hospital.


Arrangements are under the direction of Hedges-Scott-Millard Funeral Homes, 1270 S Business Route 5, Camdenton, MO 65020 (573) 346-2090. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.hedgesscottmillard.com.


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Friday, February 16 2024
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Hedges-Scot-Millard Funeral Home Camdenton
1270 S.Business Route 5
Camdenton, MO 65020
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