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Laurel Moran Dohman

Laurel Moran Dohman

LAUREL MORAN DOHMAN, formerly of Pingree, ND, died Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at Over Lake Assisted Living in Redmond, WA. Laurel Dohman was born in Platte County, Nebraska to Roy and Sarah (Summers) Moran. Laurel moved to Pingree, ND, with her parents where she was raised on the family farm and attended Pingree School.

In 1933 Laurel married Bert Pitra of Bordulac, ND. In 1934 daughter Romona was born. In 1939 they moved to California, where Laurel worked for Douglas Aircraft, Norman Cosmetics and Ajax Hardware.

On October 7, 1963, Laurel married Ken Dohman and moved to Hacienda Heights California. They retired in 1972,settling in Medford, Oregon. Laurel volunteered at the Medford Senior Center for over 30 years until January 2013. She received the Presidents Life Time Service Award in 2002 for over 4000 hours of volunteering.

Laurel made many trips to North Dakota from 1939 to 2010 visiting relatives and the farm.

Laurel is survived by her brother Robert (Nora) Moran, Jamestown, ND, and many nieces and nephews. Laurel was proceeded in death by her daughter Romona Baiz, husband Ken Dohman, Parents Roy and Sarah Moran, 5 sisters; Florence Kreuder, Edna Forsberg, Harriet Kulikoff, Veda Wadell and Jean Brady, 1 brother Roy.

Burial: Hillcrest Memorial Park, Medford, Oregon.