Obituary of Doranne Strom
Doranne Strom passed away in her home in Stevenson, WA March 1, 2014 at the age of 76.
Doranne was born in Cle Elum, Washington on Dec. 30, 1937 to John and Margaret (Mance) Mus. She attended school in CleElum and graduated from high school in 1956. After high school she worked as a telephone operator in her home town. Doranne married her high school sweet heart Walter Strom on December 20th, 1958. They had three children; Michael (1959), Susie (1961), and Charlie (1962).
The Strom Family moved to Stevenson in 1961 when Walter received his first job with the Stevenson-Carson School district. Doranne worked several jobs in community. She drove school bus for several years as well as a bookkeeper for Stevenson Co-Ply and the Stevenson clinic.
Doranne enjoyed spending time with her family and joining her grandkids at their sporting events. She was an avid fan of the Trailblazers, the Seahawks, and of course playing the slots. Doranne enjoyed going to various bazaars and fairs, maybe most of all, she loved to laugh.
Doranne is survived by three children, Son Mike Strom and his wife Carolyn and their two children Emily and Kayle of Twin Falls, Idaho. Daughter Susie Strom of Stevenson and her children Sarah Jane Wheeler and Annie Ruth Leighton. Son Charlie Strom and his wife Connie of Carson. Sister Carmen Waters of Hillsboro, Or. Doranne is preceded in death by her parents and loving husband Walter.
Doranne was laid to rest on Friday March 7th next to her husband Walter in Stevenson Cemetery. Memorial Mass was held on Sat. March 4, 2014 at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, followed by memorial reception at the Rock Creek Center.