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Dorothy Garven


1927 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Dorothy Garven Obituary
January 18, 1927 - May 11, 2017 Dorothy Garven died May 11,2017 at Kindred Hospital in Los Angeles. She was born January 18, 1927 in Barnesville, Minnesota the daughter of the late Walter and Gladys Garven. She was a Charter member of the Los Angeles WESTSIDE Genealogical Society. She also saved the daily obituaries and death notices from the LA Times and donated them to the So. Calif. Gen. Soc. enabling them to create an online database of great value to genealogists. Dorothy was also a member of the Rancho San Jose De Buenos Aires Chapter, NSDAR [Daughters of the American Revolution] since 1999. Dorothy also volunteered with the Lange Foundation; a cat and dog rescue organization from 2001 to 2013. She was also a Mar Vista Neighborhood Association Block Captain for many years. She enjoyed her early membership in the Red Hat Society and enjoyed the companionship of her many friends of the "Lunch Bunch". Survivors include her brother Thomas, her two sisters, Phyllis and Elaine and her many nieces and nephews.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from May 29 to May 30, 2017
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