Dorene Rightenour

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  • "You light up my Life!"
  • "She will always be our angel!"
    - Karen Thomas
  • "Sorry to read about your wife, you had a long life..."
    - Patricia Murphy
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June 24, 1929 ~ April 19, 2014
" She was a devoted Christian, wife, mother,
grandmother, and great-grandmother."

Dorene Rightenour, 84, of Vancouver, WA, lost her struggle with Alzheimer's on April 19, 2014. She was born in Kulm, ND to Victor and Tina Backstrom.
Dorene was a cafiteria manager for the Vancouver School District and retired after many years.
She loved to camp, bake, do crafts, go to 55+ Group every week, but most of all, she loved her family.
Dorene is survived by her husband, James Rightenour, daughters, Karen Thomas and Linda Wilson; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death of her parents; three brothers; and three sisters.
A funeral service will be held at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Sat., April 26, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
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Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98684
(360) 892-6060
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Published in The Columbian on Apr. 24, 2014
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