The Obit For Alexander Dornstauder

Alexander Dornstauder

Published in The Hartford Courant on September 6, 2010

Alexander M. Dornstauder, 87, of Middleburgh, NY, passed away Thursday, (September 2, 2010) at his daughter's home in West Hartford, CT.

Born in New York City, the son of the late Ludwig and Helena (Bajak) Dornstauder, he lived in New York State for his entire life. Alex and his wife, Jean Mary Catherine Kuznik Dornstauder, were married to only each other for over 30 years, until Jean's death in 1986. Alex remained devoted to Jean and never remarried.

Alex was a devoted family man, a loving husband and father. Alex worked as an automotive engineer for the Ford Motor Company. In his spare time, Alex was an avid sportsman and woodworker, enjoying hunting, fishing and home improvement projects.

An avid New York Yankees fan, Alex himself played Minor League Baseball for the Bristol Twins and the NY Giants organizations. He also was a talented and accomplished opera singer.

Alex is survived by his three children Alex, Gregory and Jeanne and his five grandchildren.

Alex will be immensely missed by his family and the many friends he made over his life time. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Online remembrances may be made at