Norma Dohner

Norma DohnerNorma R. Dohner, 80, of Rushville died at 1:05 a.m. July 21, 2007, at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.

She was born Aug. 20, 1926, in Astoria, a daughter of David and Ethel May Rowland Dohner.

Surviving are two brothers, Robert (and Beulah) Dohner of Astoria and Dr. Russell Dohner of Rushville; and three sisters, Doris (and Ronald) Cook of Industry and Lydia Goodwin and Clarice Dohner, both of Rushville.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Beula Garrabrant.

She was a school teacher, first in the Vermont area and then in Elgin for 35 years before retiring.

She was a graduate of Western Illinois University and received a master’s degree from Bethany Bible School.

Services were held Tuesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Rev. Mary Arnold officiating. Burial was in Astoria Cemetery.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 7/25/2007