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Dora Rush Goldman

Dubois, Clark County, Idaho, USA
Death 24 Oct 2017 (aged 96)
Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho, USA
Burial Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 184667024 · View Source
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Dora Goldman, 96, passed away Oct. 24, 2017, at Fairwinds Assisted Living under the care of OneSource Home Health and her loving daughter Carma.

The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to Carma for her dedicated, loving care of Mom.

Dora was born to William and Nellie Rush, Nov. 6, 1920, in Dubois, Idaho. Dora's father worked on the railroad, and the family traveled with him, living at various locations in Idaho and Montana.

As a teenager, Dora went to work on the Reno Ranch as a cook. There she met her future husband, Carl Goldman. They were married Oct. 10, 1937, and had a 57-year partnership as husband and wife. Working together on various farms and raising their five children, Elma, Leland, Alfred, Carma and Bonnie. Dora and her husband farmed the land in Camas, Grant and Shelley before settling on a purchase of a 120-acre farm in Idaho Falls.

Dora enjoyed working as the Bonneville County registrar for 12 years until her retirement in 1992. She enjoyed crocheting, bowling, dancing and fishing.

Dora was an active member at St. John's Lutheran Church.

Survivors include Elma Morgan, of Idaho Falls; Leland (Bev) Goldman, of California; Alfred (Karen) Goldman; Carma Markin; Bonnie Edwards, of Idaho Falls; grandchildren, Brenda, Lana, Wendy, Paula, Sonya, Chad, Angela, Christie and Heidi; 20 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Goldman; two son-in-laws, Bob Markin and Nat Edwards; her brother, Earl Holden; and her sister, Dorthy Wilson.

Visitation will be Monday, Oct. 30, at 10 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church. A funeral service for Dora will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church on the corner of Seventh Street and Emerson Avenue. Arrangements made under the direction of Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Online condolences can be left at

Published in Post Register Oct. 27, 2017

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  • Added: 27 Oct 2017
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