Doris Jane Brooking

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Brown's Funeral Home
410 NE Garfield St.
Camas, WA

June 1, 1923 ~ August 26, 2017

Doris Jane Brooking, known as Dory, died at her Camas/Vancouver, WA home on Saturday, August 26, 2017 surrounded by her seven surviving children.
Dory was born in Portland, OR on June 1,1923 to Frank and Doris Reed. She graduated from Grant High School and Oregon State College.
In 1944, Dory married Dr. Emil "Brook" Brooking before he went overseas as a captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps.
After the war, Dory and Brook settled in Camas and together they raised eight children.
Dory was preceded in death by her husband, Brook; and daughter, Connie Durkee (Steve).
She is survived by her children: Barbie, Lindy, Cathy (Pete Sallee), Andy (Betty), Peggy, John (Cheryl), and Ann; fourteen grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and multiple nieces and nephews.
A memorial service for Dory will be announced in the near future through Brown's Funeral Home:
Donations in Dory's memory may be made to The Columbia Land Trust or Peace Health Southwest Hospice and Homecare.
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Published in The Columbian on Sept. 3, 2017
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