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Dorothy Helen Brannfors Riley Obituary
Dorothy Helen Brannfors Riley

February 6, 1935 –
July 9, 2018

Born in a farmhouse in a time when no one was having kids was a lifetime reader played baritone in the band taught elementary grades in Maywood, and commuted in from the coast.
She grew up on a small farm in southern Washington state. Her parents (Abraham and Greta Louisa) met in Minnesota from Pörtom Finland. It was her 4 grown brothers (Al Art Einar Paul) who recommended when school started, she stop speaking Swedish altogether. Dorothy and Lyman met in northern WA while attending college. They moved the family to California in the mid 1960's. She liked the coastal climate because it helped with the aches and pains.
When the end came, it took 5 days, 24 hours a day hospice care, and air conditioning set up in the living room. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits
Published in Daily Breeze on July 12, 2018
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