Dorothy Nestelle Obituary
 
In Memory of

Dorothy J Nestelle

December 23, 1920 - April 28, 2014
Obituary

Dorothy Jane Nestelle , 93, passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014. She was born December 23, 1920 to the late Claude and Ellen Lilly in Portland, Oregon. She graduated from Grant High School and received her college degree from Oregon State University in 1943, where she met her true love Frederick H. Nestelle. They married on May 20, 1944 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma where Fred was stationed with the Army. Dorothy taught school at St. Helens Hall and later at Providence Montessori School until her retirement in 1979. She was passionate about making a difference in the lives of her students and kept in contact with many of them after...
Dorothy Jane Nestelle , 93, passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014.
She was born December 23, 1920 to the late Claude and Ellen Lilly in Portland, Oregon. She graduated from Grant High School and received her college degree from Oregon State University in 1943, where she met her true love Frederick H. Nestelle. They married on May 20, 1944 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma where Fred was stationed with the Army.
Dorothy taught school at St. Helens Hall and later at Providence Montessori School until her retirement in 1979. She was passionate about making a difference in the lives of her students and kept in contact with many of them after her retirement. She was an active member of the Enophelets Club from the Telephone Company, where she had previously worked and where she developed life long friends. Dorothy and Fred were active members of First Christian Church.
Dorothy is survived by her three daughters Claudia Scott of Palm Desert, CA, Laurie Gardner (Terry) of Hillsboro, OR, and Maradee Strong (Don) of Portland, OR. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations be made to First Christian Church in her memory.
At Dorothy's request no service will be held.

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