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Dorothy May Lohrenz

(May 9, 1930 - Oct. 22, 2012)

Dorothy May Lohrenz, 82, died peacefully Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 at Powell Valley Healthcare with her family at her side. 

She was born May 9, 1930, in Lovell to Leonard H. and Ruth Lynn. She was raised along with her four brothers and four sisters in Mantua.

Dorothy married James Keith Morse of Bridger, Mont., in 1947. Although James died just six years later, the couple had two sons, Jerry Keith and Jimmy Kay.

Dorothy married Harvey A. Lohrenz of Lovell on Oct. 9, 1955. Harvey adopted both Jerry and Jimmy, and the young family was soon joined by two more children, Randy Lee and Kristi Sue.

She was very active in her church and she enjoyed the friends she made through the numerous clubs she joined. She enjoyed reading a good book and crocheting. Dorothy held her family and friends very dear. She cherished annual gatherings with extended family. During her life, Dorothy took part in the lives of her 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Dorothy was preceded in death by both husbands; her parents; two brothers; two sisters and a grandson.

She is survived by her four children: sons Jerry (Becky) of Ralston, Jimmy (Ruth) of Littleton, Colo., Randy (Lori) of Powell, and daughter Kristi Lohrenz of Anchorage, Alaska; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; three brothers Bill (Joyce) Lynn of Powell, Tom Lynn of Powell and Rod (Becky) Lynn of Cody; sisters Jenny Baird of Billings, Georgia (Thayer) Cox of Powell; Mary DeCarlo of Billings and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at the United Methodist Church in Powell on Monday, Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.

Haskell Funeral Home in Lovell is assisting with arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family online at

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