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Dorothy Morgan Lohnes

- Aug• 23•09

LohnesDorothyDorothy Morgan Lohnes, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away Aug. 23, 2009 at the age of 94.  Born to Mildred Davis Morgan and Clarence Morgan in Ophir, Utah.  She was raised in Ophir, and Tooele. Mom was the oldest of 5 children. She and her siblings remained close and best friends their entire lives.  Dorothy married Eugene Lohnes on Aug. 11, 1944 in Elko, Nevada, a short time later their marriage was blessed in St Marguerite’s Catholic Church in Tooele, Utah.  Mom was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother; she was the ultimate homemaker, cook, party planner, and seamstress.  She also enjoyed watching her son and grandsons play sports, and especially loved it when it involved traveling.  Mom loved to go even if it was just for a ride around town.  She loved going shopping in Salt Lake and the trips to North Dakota to see her husband, Gene’s, family.  Survived by husband, daughters:  Terri Lohnes Cook (John) of Grantsville, and Susan Lohnes of Tooele.  Sister, Bernice Morgan Frazier of Seeley Lake, Montana, Brother, Wayne Morgan (Esther) of Stansbury Park, Utah,  Grandchildren: Travis Lohnes (Libby) of Draper, Traci Lohnes Salinas (Gil) of Sandy, Amy Cook Miller (Matt), Jamie Cook Hall (Dustin) both of Grantsville, Matthew Bergener (Shasta) of Seattle, Washington,  Nathan Bergener and Zachery Bergener Both of Tooele.  Preceded in death by her parents Mildred and Clarence Morgan, Brother, Dewey Morgan, Sister, Reva Morgan Bacon (Bill), Son, Craig Lohnes, and Daughter-in-Law Janiel Greenland Lohnes.  The family would like to thank Tooele County Aging and Adult Services, and Mountain West Hospice for their dedication and untiring care to Mom.  Funeral services will be held Thursday Aug. 27, 2009 at 10:00 AM at Tate Mortuary, 110 So Main, Tooele, Utah, with no viewing prior.  Interment, Tooele City Cemetery.

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  1. Irene says:

    Dorothy will be deeply missed by all the people who had the privilege and pleasure of knowing her – she was so proud of her family and loved her husband Gene deeply. Gene is the love of her life, and Dorothy loved all her family with a passion. Dorothy was a pleasure to visit and her stories were wonderful. This special woman has a special place with the angels – rest peacefully Dorothy and thank you for your kindness – you will be deeply missed and always loved.
    To the family – deepest sympathy – you all took such good care of Dorothy – she has bragging rights in heaven. God Bless…… Irene

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