Doris Carol Neu


(Oct. 29, 2006)

Former Powell resident Doris Carol “DC” Neu, 81, of Dayton, died Sunday, Oct. 29 in Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County at Sheridan.

She was born Aug. 9, 1925, in the town of Kane, to Alvin and Sue Adams. She grew up in Kane and graduated from Lovell High School.

She went on to graduate from Billings Business College and married Harold S. Neu on Nov. 16, 1946, in Powell where they lived and she worked for the CB&Q Railroad.

Later she worked for the Dixon law firm until the family moved to Dayton in 1969. They owned the Dayton Texaco and the Dew Drop Inn drive-in in Dayton. She then worked for the U.S. Forest Service until she retired.

Doris enjoyed poetry, flowers, gardening, playing the piano and music of all kinds. She loved family gatherings and made them special.

Survivors include her husband Harold of Dayton; daughters Vickie Martin of Sheridan, Mona Scott of Dayton, Michele Lofgren of Buffalo and Tami Neu of Billings, Mont.; and eight grandchildren.

Memorial services are scheduled today (Thursday, Nov. 2) from Champion Ferries Funeral Home in Sheridan, with Father Charles Gifford officiating. Inurnment will be held later in Powell.

Memorials may benefit Callie’s Fund, in care of Tara Keep, First Federal Savings Bank, Box 6007, Sheridan, WY 82801. Donations will be distributed to local veterinarians to assist the older citizens of Sheridan and surrounding areas with care for their pets.