Historical records matching Amanda Laverne Dorgan
About Amanda Laverne Dorgan
MOSCOW Longtime Princeton area rancher Amanda Laverne Dorgan died of pneumonia Tuesday February 19, 1991 at Gritman Memorial Hospital at Moscow. She was 79.
She and her husband, Raymond F. Dorgan, ranched and raised Hereford cattle in the Princeton area for many years.
The daughter of Gottlieb and Sophie Myer Rebman, she was born Sept. 10, 1911, at Lyons, Colo., where she was grew up and went to school.
She and Dorgan were married Aug. 21, 1937, at Pomeroy and moved soon afterward to their Princeton ranch, where she lived for the next 53 years.
Her husband died Nov. 3, 1971, and she continued to live on the ranch until entering the hospital.
Dorgan enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing and horseback riding and, in her younger years, also enjoyed dancing. She was an accomplished watercolor artist.
Survivors include a daughter, Dian Snelson of Princeton; two sisters, Margaret Flerchinger of Pomeroy and Louise Brubacher of Ogden, Utah, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and Friday at Short's Funeral Chapel at Moscow.
The funeral service is scheduled at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Potlatch Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at Potlatch, with Branch President James D. Hines officiating.
Burial will follow at the Freeze Cemetery north of Potlatch.