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Dorothy Alene Roller Beck
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Birth: Feb. 9, 1911
Kootenai County
Idaho, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 2004
Prairie City
Grant County
Oregon, USA

Dorothy Alene Roller Finch Beck, 93, died Aug. 18 at the Blue Mountain Nursing Home in Prairie City.

Family services will be held at a later date.

Dorothy was born in Harrison, Idaho, Feb. 9, 1911, to William H. and Mary E. (Myers) Roller, the ninth of 10 children. She was raised in Spokane, Wash., and graduated high school there.

In 1928 she married Jack Finch. After their divorce in 1943, she moved to Vancouver, Wash., where she worked in the office of St. Joseph's Hospital. She married Stanley "Sam" Beck July 2, 1954 in Vancouver. Eventually they moved to Portland where Sam was employed by Andy and Bax as a gunsmith. When they retired in 1979, they moved
to John Day. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last month.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Jacqueline Finch Cole of Mosier and Nancy Finch Gray of Georgia; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, Michael John Finch and all of her siblings.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to a charity of one's choice through Driskill Memorial Chapel, 241 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day, OR 97845. (Blue Mountain Eagle newspaper, John Day, Oregon)

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  Jacqueline Dorothy Finch Cole (1928 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Rest Lawn Cemetery
John Day
Grant County
Oregon, USA
Created by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore...
Record added: Mar 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24994443
Dorothy Alene <i>Roller</i> Beck
Added by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore III
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