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Geraldine Dassoff


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Geraldine Dassoff Obituary
August 14, 1926 - January 16, 2016 Geraldine Dassoff, 89, born in Blackfoot, Idaho on August 14, 1926 to Ervin R. and Minnie B. Christensen, passed away peacefully in Salem, Oregon on January 16, 2016 after a stroke. Gerrie attended Dorsey High School in Los Angeles, CA. She was married for 69 years to her high school sweetheart, Karl Dassoff. After raising her only child, Christine, she worked at Santa Monica Municipal Court from 1972 - 1993, and retired as the Court Administrator. Generous in spirit, Gerrie donated to many charities over the years including those that benefit the elderly, disabled people, animals, medical research, and the environment. Gerrie was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Keith Christensen, sister Dynevor Madden, brothers-in-law Robert O. Madden and Lester Dassoff, and sister-in-law Sarah Dassoff. She is survived by the love of her life, husband Karl Dassoff, daughter Christine Kidd, son-in-law Roger Kidd, grandchildren Cody and Alison, sisters-in-law Anne Dassoff and Margie Christensen. Funeral Home Crown Memorial Center 503-581-6265 No services will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations to are welcome. Our family wishes to thank Hospice Care of the Northwest for their compassionate services and the wonderful medical staff at Kaiser Permanente for a lifetime of outstanding medical care.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Jan. 19 to Jan. 24, 2016
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