Dora Harrington

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Dora Harrington finally went home June 10, 2016. She peacefully passed from this life to a better one.

She is survived by her one remaining sibling out of ten, Louis Freeman of Great Falls; daughter, Silvia Harrington of Bozeman; son, Jeffrey Harrington, his wife LeAnn Harrington and granddaughter Chloe' of Bozeman, and grandson Matthew of Billings. She is also survived by way too many nieces, nephews and cousins to be mentioned here, but she dearly loved them all.

Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Frank R. Harrington in 2006; her mother, Lola and father, Sam Freeman; brothers, James, Richard, Fred and Chester; sisters, Elsie Westra, Lucille Freeman, Edna Cash and Minnie Yuhas.

Dora lived her entire life in the Gallatin Valley attending the one-room schoolhouse, Elk Grove Elementary, near the family homestead between Four Corners and Gallatin Gateway. Later graduated from Gallatin County High School and went to work for the phone company as a switchboard operator. She met Frank and married on Nov. 26, 1959. After marriage, Dora left the phone company and became a full-time wife and mother. Her greatest joys were her love and devotion to God and her family.

Memorials may be made in Dora's name to the American Gastroenterological Association http://www.gastro.org/donate, Family Promise of Gallatin Valley http://www.familypromisegv.org/ or to P.O. Box 475, Bozeman MT 59771-0475.

Memorial services will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Grand Avenue Christian Church of Bozeman. A casual reception will immediately follow at Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service. Burial at Fairmont Cemetery in Denver will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are in the care of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service. www.dokkennelson.com
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Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on June 17, 2016
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