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Spring Valley Cemetery ~ Dorothy Alice Ely ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Ely, Dorothy Alice
MAIDEN NAME: Shepard AKA 1: Kime AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 5 Nov 1906 DIED: 6 Apr 1992 BURIED:  (Spring Valley Cemetery)
OCCUPATION:  Phyciatric aide
BIRTH PLACE:  Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Marion Co., Oregon

 Name of father Ralph C. Shepard
Maiden name of mother Lela Woods
1910 OR CENSUS - Dorothy Shepard, age 3, b. Oregon, is enumerated with Ralph C., age 28, occupation farmer, b. Utah, is enumerated with his wife of 4 years, Lela, age 24, mother of 3 children, b. Kansas, along with  Maurice, age 2, b. Oregon, and Paul, age 5 months, b. Oregon.
1st MARRIAGE - Walter George Kime md Dorothy Shepard 18 Jun 1931 in Marion Co., Oregon.

1940 OR CENSUS – Dorothy A. Kime (33y, b Oregon) enumerated with husband Walter G. (34y, b North Dakota, occupation farm laborer) and 2 children, David (7y, b Oregon) and Norma (5y, b Oregon); family was living in Salem, Marion co, Oregon in 1935

2nd MARRIAGE - Charles W. Ely & Dorothy Kime md 6 Nov 1954, Tillamook Co, Oregon

Charles William Ely died 19 Nov 1994 at Walla Walla, Wash, and was buried at Pendleton, Umatilla Co, Oregon

PHOTOGRAPH - The picture of Dorothy and husband, Charles Ely, is shown courtesy of Lynn Strandberg.


OSBH DC (Marion County 1992) #92-02228


Graveside services for Dorothy Alice Ely, 85, of Salem who died Monday will begin at 1 p.m Thursday in Zena Cemetery.
She was born in Salem and lived in several areas of Oregon before returning to Salem in 1982
She married Walter C. [sic] Kime on Jun 5, 1931; he died March 9, 1951. She then married Charles W. Ely on Nov. 5, 1954 in Tillamook.
She worked as a phyciatric aide at the Oregon State hosptal and the Eastern Oregon State Hospital for more than five years, retiring in 1969.
She was one of Jehovah's Witnesses.
She is survived by her husband; son David Kime of Stayton; stepson, James L. of Milton-Freewarter; step-daughters, Charlene Short of Orlando, Wash., and Tresa Duggy of La Grande; brothers, Joe and Paul Shepard, both of Salem, and David Shepard of Lafayette' sisters, Julia Bassett of Salem, Arden Welch of Portland, and Ruth Wright of Enid, Tenn.; 27 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Arrangements are by Howell-Edwards-Doerksen mortuary.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Statesman Journal 8 Apr 1992


Dorothy A.
Nov. 5, 1906
Apr. 6, 1992


Janssen Compilation
Saucy Survey & Photographs
1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Spring Valley, ED 252, sheet 5A) 
Oregon Marriage Index

1940 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Spring Valley, ED 27-42, sheet 5B) 
Lynn Strandberg
SJ 8 Apr 1992

ROW: V 1 A2  

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