Dorinne Rose Ross
Dorinne Rose Ross (Rupprecht) was born on January 31st, 1933, in Portland Oregon. In February 1933 she was baptized into the Christian Faith at St Paul Lutheran Church in Sherwood Oregon and confirmed those promises before God and his people on April 14th, 1946, also at St Paul Lutheran Church. On September 4th, 1955, Dorinne married David Ross at St Paul Lutheran Church in Sherwood. They were divorced in 1979.
Dorinne served her Lord as a mother to her four children and worked for 30 years doing secretarial work at The Northwest School of Commerce, the Northwest Educational Laboratory, and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. She retired in 1995. She was an avid reader of all types of literature. She loved gardening, arts and crafts, genealogy, and was a formidable Scrabble Player. An active member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, in Portland Oregon, Dorinne was involved in prayer ministry and work at the Lutheran Women's Missionary League. She also taught Vacation Bible School, Sunday School, and held various congregational offices.
Dorinne was called to her eternal rest at 7:00 p.m. on May 29th at the age of 88.
Dorinne is survived by three sons, Mark Ross of Whidbey Island, Kent Ross of Milton Washington, and Blaine Ross of Portland, Oregon; one daughter Lisa Wooden of Beaverton, Oregon; and one sister Helen Firnhaber of Des Moines, Washington, 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and a host of friends. Services will be held at St Paul Lutheran Church in Sherwood Oregon on the 17th of July at 2:30 p.m.
Memorials may be given in Dorinne's memory to Good Shepherd Church or a charity of their own choosing.