Information for Dorothy Renny Engbretson
6 November, 1907 – 27 September, 1995
Idaho Press-Tribune, September, 1995
Submitted by Helen Strine
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Dorothy Engbretson, 87, of Boise died on Sept. 27, 1995 in a
Boise care center. Graveside memorial services will be
conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, 1995, at Hillcrest
Caldwell. Rev. Marvin
Green and Rev. Peter Furno will officiate. Services are under
the direction of Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Dorothy was born November 6, 1907 in Nome, Alaska to
William S. and Estelle Mabe Renney. At the age of 10 she moved
with her family to Washington and then graduated from high
school at Berkeley,
California. She married
Roy E. Engbretson on Dec. 4, 1928
Wash., and they made their
home in Astoria. In 1942 they moved to Clatskanie,
Oregon where Roy farmed
until 1963 when they moved to Nampa.
She is survived by a son, Ronald Engbretson of Peterson,
Wash.; a daughter, Carol Hoke of Boise; a brother, Clinton
Renney of Tucson, Ariz.; 6 grandchildren and 15
She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.