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Death: Dortha R. Gee

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Dortha R. Gee, age 81, died in the Rexburg Care Center, Monday, May 12, 1997 of causes incident to her age.

Dortha was born October 13, 1915 at Mammoth, Utah, the daughter of Lawrence Romero and Silva Mills Romero.Dortha grew up and attended schools at Fairview, Utah. She married Berkley LeRoy White at Mt. Pleasant, Utah. They were later divorced. She married Doyle B. Gee in 1973 in Rigby, Idaho. He preceded her November 9, 1996. They lived for many years in the urray, Utah area.

In 1986, Dortha moved to Rigby, Idaho. She was a homemaker most of her life. In her later years she worked at odd jobs. Dortha was excellent with her hand work and crafts. She loved to dance, sing and most of all to bowl.

Survivors: three daughters, Mrs. Harold (Dottie) Drake of Rexburg, Idaho; Mrs. Carol Nile Mitchell of Kearns, Utah; Mrs. Aleen White of Salt Lake City, Utah; two sons, John Verl White of Kearns, Utah; Kenneth White of Salt Lake City, Utah; six sisters, Ruby Broadhead of Nephi, Utah; Mae Truscott of Nephi, Utah; Ella Rodriguez of Provo, Utah; Violia Lund of Fountain Green, Utah; Arvilla Goetz of Orem, Utah; Vernile Romero of Flaggstaff, Florida; three brothers, Dean Romero of Downey, California; Earl Romero of Spanish Fork, Utah; Richard Romero of Tooele, Utah; 23 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren. Preceded by her husband; one sister; one brother.

Graveside services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in the Fairview Cemetery in Fairview, Utah. The family will meet with friends Thursday at the Ursenbach Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant, Utah from 12-1 p.m. Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Eckersell Memorial Chapel in Rigby, Idaho.

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