Donna Dorsey (1935 - 2016)

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Donna Joan Dorsey
March 19, 1935 - January 12, 2016
Donna Joan (Cole) Dorsey, 80, of Nampa, ID passed away January 12th at the Palidori Hospice House in Lake Havasu City, AZ with her husband, Gene, at her side holding her hand. Donna was the first born child to Wendell and Louise Cole in Heyburn, ID. She grew up in Heyburn and was an alumni of Heyburn High School. On June 16, 1952, Donna married Gene Dorsey in Burley, ID. They made their home in Nampa and wintered in Arizona for the past 20 years. Donna worked for years as a teller at First Security Bank and manager at Jones-Claiborne Insurance. After retirement, Donna and Gene enjoyed many happy years traveling together and spending time with friends and family. Donna enjoyed crocheting, oil painting, cooking, baking and entertaining family and friends. Donna was an active member of the Nampa Seventh-day Adventist Church for 57 years and she loved Jesus. Donna was often called a "Prayer Warrior". Donna was preceded in death by her parents and is survived by her husband, Gene; son Dennis Dorsey, Nampa, daughter Cynthia (Bowie) Portland and daughter Teresa (Rue) Nampa; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by sister, Arlene (Dockstader), brother Virgil Cole, sister Linda (Grundman) and sister Darl (Torgerson). A memorial service is set for Sunday, January 24 at 3:00 pm at the Nampa Seventh-day Adventist Church. A graveside service will be held Monday, January 25 at 2:30 pm at Paul Cemetery with a public viewing from 1-2 pm at Rasmussen Funeral Home in Burley, Idaho.

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Rasmussen Funeral Home
1350 E 16Th St
Burley, ID 83318
(208) 678-2100
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Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Jan. 20, 2016