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Dorothy A. Guild
date of birth November 15 1926
date of death February 16 2020
Dorothy Agatha Guild
Nov. 15, 1926 – Feb. 16, 2020
Long-time Molalla resident Dorothy Guild, 93, passed away on Feb. 16, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Nov. 15, 1926 in Des Lacs, N.D., to parents Joseph and Adda O’Leary. She was the second youngest of 12 children. Dorothy married the love of her life, Dewayne Guild in 1949.They had a farm outside of Molalla, and over the 60+ years raised turkeys, beef cattle, and ran a dairy.During this time, she worked 18 years for the U.S. Post Office as a Rural Mail Carrier.She and Dewayne also had an upholstery business.
She was an active member of St. James Catholic Church in Molalla for many years.Dorothy enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, sewing, Church activities, and volunteering at the local Adult Center.She also enjoyed attending her grandchildren and great-grandchildren’s sporting events.She was a very sweet, compassionate and caring person, with a great love of family.Dorothy touched the lives of many, was loved by family and friends and will be dearly missed by all.
Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Dewayne Guild, who passed away in 2003.She is survived by daughter Lavonne (Beau) Blice; sons Vern (Debbie), Bruce (Chris) and Wayne (Laurie) Guild; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral Service will be held Saturday, March 7, 2020, at St. James Catholic Church in Molalla with recitation of the rosary at 10:30 a.m., and Mass at 11:00 a.m. with a reception to follow.For those who wish to join us, we will then proceed to the gravesite for Interment.
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