Powell, WY


Humidity: 75%

Wind: 18 mph

Doris Maxine (Bray) Roland

Doris Roland Doris Roland

(May 13, 1938 - Oct. 11, 2017)

Doris Maxine Roland, 79, died Oct. 11, 2017, at her home in Powell.

Doris was born May 13, 1938, in Adams City, (now known as Commerce City), Colorado, to Frank and Elsie (Pryor) Bray.

She received her bachelor’s degree from Colorado State College. On Aug. 23, 1960, Doris married John Edward Roland in Raton, New Mexico. The couple lived in Greeley, Colorado; Gallup, New Mexico; Barrow, Alaska; Ft. Kent, Maine; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Bozeman, Montana; and Powell in 1968 through present.

Doris was a teacher, and a cook at Powell Valley Hospital. She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church. She enjoyed backpacking, canoeing, cooking, sewing, crafts, and watching Chicago Cubs baseball. She had a giving nature and was joyful and happy, always singing or humming.

Doris was preceded in death by her father, Frank Bray Sr., mother, Elsie Bray; brothers, Frank Bray, Jr, Leonard Bray, and sisters, Kathryn Stone, and Bessie Fawcett.

She is survived by her husband John; daughters Ramona (Scott) Haeder of Billings, Montana; Rebecca Roland (Andrew Bunning) of Yellowstone National Park; sisters Ruby Johnson of Denver; Helen Gouge of Longmont, Colorado; Carol (Mike) Harding of Greeley, Colorado; Joyce (Ray) Ingersoll of Phoenix, Arizona; Wilma Bolden; Barbara (Burton) Burough, Greeley, CO; brother-in-law Hollis Stone of Greeley, Colorado; and one grandchild, Eli.

1 comment

  • posted by Linda and Bill Greaham

    October 19, 2017 7:54 pm

    So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Linda and Bill Greaham and family

Leave a comment

All comments are initially screened to avoid spam and profanity, and your comment may take some time to appear on the site. The Powell Tribune reserves the right to not publish inappropriate comments.
Fields marked (*) are required.


Get all the latest Powell news by subscribing to the Powell Tribune today!

Click here to find out more!


Our paper can be delivered right to your e-mail inbox with a subscription to the Powell Tribune!

Find out more here!

Stay Connected

Keep up with Powell news by liking us on Facebook or following us on Twitter.

Go to top