Obituary: Ruth Dohn

Ruth Irene Dohn, 75, of Sweet Home died Feb 7, 2010.

She was born Sept. 23, 1934 in San Bernardino, Calif. to Thomas and Deborah Karr.

She grew up and lived in Redlands through high school. She married Gerald H. Dohn and became the wife of a United States Marine Corps officer while her husband served from 1952 to 1960. They raised their family in Yucaipa, Calif.

Mrs. Dohn loved to bake and being a homemaker. She enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, card games and playing Bingo at the vets club. She enjoyed camping and outdoor adventures with her family.

She is survived by her mother, Deborah Karr-McElwain of Sweet Home; children Jerry Dohn of Lebanon, Sherry Reasons of Sweet Home and Debra Paauwe of Sweet Home; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and brother John Karr of Sweet Home.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Dohn; father Thomas Karr; and brother Jim Karr.

A viewing will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Sweet Home Evangelical Church. A graveside service will be held at noon Wednesday at Gilliland Cemetery.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.