Church, Dorlinski (Dolly) – Obituary

“Family notes
Dorlinski (Dolly) Church”

Union County

Died in Vancouver, Washington, Friday, January 25, 1952, Mrs. Dorlinski (Dolly) Church, age 91 years, 1 month, and 1 day.

Dolly Post was the daughter of John and Elizabeth Post, who crossed the plains from Illinois to Oregon in 1852, settling in the Willamette Valley where Dolly was born December 24, 1860. In 1867 her family moved to Pyles Canyon near Union, Oregon living there several years then moving on to Whitman County, Washington. Dolly was united in marriage to Manuel G. Church on September 15, 1889.

She is survived by her four children, Guy V. Church of Baker, Oregon, Mrs. Abbie Braden of Portland, Mrs. Eathel Hopson and Mrs. Bessie Hoon both of Dayton, Washington, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Undated newspaper clipping


“Dorlinski Church Dies at 91”

Baker, Baker Co., Oregon

Dorlinski (Dolly) Church, 91, died in Vancouver, Wash., Friday. Mrs. Church was born Dec. 24, 1860 in the Willamette valley.

She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Post, who crossed the plains from Illinois to Oregon in 1852, settling in the Willamette valley. In 1867 she moved to Pyles canyon near Union, living there several years and then moving to Whitman county, Wash.

She was married to Manuel G. Church on Sept. 15, 1889.

She is survived by four children, Guy V. Church of Baker; Mrs. Abbie Braden of Portland; Mrs. Eathel Hopson and Mrs. Bessie Hoon of Dayton, Wash., four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Tombstone Inscriptions
Union Cemetery Block 181
Union, Union Co., Oregon

Church

Mother

 Father

Dollie

Manuel G.

1860 -1951

1850 -1929

Donated by Robin Church

The Record Courier, January 31, 1952, Page 5

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