Dortha Marie Rodgers Mann October 25, 1930 - April 30, 2013 DORTHA MARIE RODGERS MANN, 82, of Las Vegas, passed away April 30, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was born October 25, 1930, in Bakersfield, California, and resided in Las Vegas, California and Alaska over her lifetime, where she worked as a legal secretary. Dortha was a loving wife, mother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, as well as friend to all. She was a dedicated Christian woman, involved in church work throughout her life. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence "Tay" and Alna Rodgers, a sister, Erma Lee, and mother-in-law, Grace Mann Lewis. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Harold; daughters, Pamela Olson and Doris Jeannette LeHoullier, and son, Herbert; sisters Roxanne Weber and Mabel Johnson; and sister-in-law Raye Bogue. She was blessed to have 11 grandchildren, who are Christopher, Kristen, and John Webb; Kerry, Peter, Owen Malone, and Moira Ireland; Erica, Tyson, Mitchell, and Janeil Mann. She was equally blessed to have 13 great-grandchildren Eric Mann, Emma Coxen, and Xander and Jayvyn Kinsey; Eddie, Callen, Brody, Liam, and Verity Ireland; Emeila Grace and Zohie Malone; Benjamin Webb; and Tucker Gribble. She had many nieces and nephews she considered her own children, Mike, Noble and Paul Leggett, Brenda Heath, and Gina Wheeler; Cynthia Bohannan and Tim Johnson, as well as deceased nieces Diana Boyle, Marsha and Jennifer Johnson. Memorial services will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 6, 2013 at 11 am at the Davis Funeral Home at 2127 W. Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89102, as well as in Shafter, California on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the Shafter Church of Christ, 850 Minter Ave, Shafter, CA 93263. Graveside service to follow in Shafter. Family and friends are welcomed to share a private and personal moment with Dortha at the Peters Funeral Home located in Shafter located at 844 E. Lerdo Hwy, Shafter CA 93263. 661-740-6314. Please send condolences to the family at www.GoldenValleyMemorialCare.com
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