It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Caroline Dortman of Vernon,B.C. after a
Caroline leaves behind her son Ken (Lynda) of Kamloops; sisters, Adele Dove of Calgary and
Karen Netherland of Summit, Mississippi; grandchildren, Deena, Leanne, Cathy, Jeanette, Cory,
Tammy, Ashley, Rachel, and four great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews,
in-laws and friends.
Caroline was predeceased by her husband John Dortman, and son Randy Dortman.
Caroline was born in Leask, Saskatchewan in 1919. She married her husband John after the war.
The two lived in Saskatchewan up until 1955 when they moved to Riondel B.C, and raised their
family. After retirement, John and Caroline moved to Wynndel B.C, then onto Vernon B.C where
they resided for the past 19 years.
Caroline was a devoted homemaker and avid gardener. We will all miss her touch.
We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks and appreciation for the loving care given so willingly by
Caroline’s caregiver, Virginia Calvert, and the staff and nurses at Vernon Jubilee Hospital.
In lieu of flfl owers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society, #102 3402-27th Avenue,
Vernon, B.C., V1T 1S1. A celebration of Caroline’s life will be held at a later date.
Arrangements have been entrusted to:
Vernon Funeral Home
March 20th 1919 – July 4th 2008