Lorena L. Majel-Dixon
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Lorena L. Majel-Dixon 11/21/1922 ~ 02/11/2012 PAUMA INDIAN RESERVATION -- Lorena lived a rich and full life. She often said she loved her family and her people and it reflected in her work in education, the church, and her tribe. Examples of her dedication were her services on her Tribal Council as Chairwoman/ Spokesperson; driving the school bus for the Pala Mission School and the Pauma School bus; co-founding the United Indian Women's Club under the auspices of the General Federation of Women's Clubs; founding the first Girl Scout Troop in Pauma Valley; accepted a job at Palomar College to coordinate a satellite center on the Pauma Indian Reservation; and worked for Solar during WW II as a forklift operator. She played an active role in the National Congress of American Indians and National Indian Council on Aging as well as serving on other state and national organizations. Lorena was the daughter of Andrew and Juanita Majel. She married Gene E. Dixon. Lorena was preceded in death by her loving son, Lee; and survived by her daughters, Patricia and Juanita; her son, Gene; and daughters-in- law, Joann and Kathy; her grandchildren Adam, Luke, Gene, Therman, Jonathan, Talia and Mya; and her great-grandchildren, Annabelle, Lee, Damien, Katheryne, Joselyn, and Colin; and numerous nieces and nephews. Lorena will be missed. She was the light and rock of her family. A Rosary/Wake will be held at 7 p.m., Sunday, February 19, with a Funeral Mass celebrated at 10 a.m., on Monday, February 20, both at Pauma Tribal Hall. Sign the Guest Book online obits.nctimes.com


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Published in North County Times on Feb. 18, 2012.
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February 22, 2012
To the Majel-Dixon family and Pauma Tribe, Sorry to hear of your loss, she will be missed greatly but her legacy lives on in all of you as a family and as a Tribe. My condolences go out to each of you. Always, Jackie Garcia
February 20, 2012
It is with deep regret and sorrow to hear of her passing. My deepest sympathies and condolences to the family. Steven Eli Esquibel
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