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“Eunice was a lovely gracious lady and we were so happy to be her friend for many years. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Frank and Jan Siemion - WA

“Good-bye can sometimes bethe saddest word that we must say,because it seems so finalwhenever loved ones pass away.But looking back in memory,we're...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Andrew Porter - Palm Desert, CA

“Eunice was a great friend with a big heart. Loved our dinners with cards fallowing, the adventures we took, golfing and her companionship. A great...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Connie Shenefelt - Thousand Palms, CA

“Eunice was a lovely welcoming person. I will miss her very much. The most notable thing about her was that she loved her family very much. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Patty Dault-Beauchane - MN

“We were so saddened to learn of Eunice's illness and passing. We met her this spring in California while visiting. Bob McGowan is my uncle. So...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Sarah Bennis - Cokato, MN

“We sure do miss our wonderful friend. Lonely this summer without her visiting Spokane. So glad we have such wonderful memories and photos to keep her...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Patti McGowan - Spokane, WA

“Eunice was the nicest sweetest friend any one could have we had a good time traveling playing cards and just enjoying fun times she is missed by all...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Bob Mcgowan - Spokane, WA

“Eunice has moved on to that big casino in the sky at least I hope that is where she. Good luck cousin. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Bonnie Harner - Tampa, FL

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10 of 10 | Posted by: Amanda Hutchinson - Mt. Juliet, TN

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Eunice was born December 24th, 1937 in a rural coal mining town in eastern Kentucky.

She passed away, peacefully in her sleep, early Saturday morning June 17, 2017 at her home in Thousand Palms, CA. She was raised by her parents the late Andrew Porter and Flossie Porter in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Eunice had four children, Vicki Craven, Cyndi Cramer, Nick Kelch and Jewell Dorman. Eunice and Jack Dorman were married in 1970. She was the owner and operator of a printing business in Long Beach, CA for many years.

She retired with her husband Jack in Thousand Palms, CA in 1999.

Eunice is survived by Brother Andrew, daughter Cyndi Cramer (Dan), son Nick Kelch (Karen), Jewell Hembroff (Dan.) Grandchildren: Joseph Cramer (Melissa), Leigh Anne Cramer, Brittany Bryson, Stephanie Way (Ken), Eric Craven (Kellie), Jack Craven (Alissa), Bryant Cramer (Emilie) Michael Kelch, Ashton Kelch , Dakota Kelch, Tyler Kelch, Zoë Kelch. Great grandchildren: Soleil, Mason, Amelia, Landon, Collin, Logan, Brodey, Liam, Lillian, Blake, Lana, Rielynn, Rory, Hailey, and Oliver.

Eunice's surviving nieces and nephews; Denise Okata, great-niece Chloe Curtis, Andrew Wood, Warren Wood, Bo Blackey, and Steven Blackey.

Her dear friends will miss her as she touched the lives of many, especially, Bob, Pat, Ted, Carol, Connie and others too numerous to mention, and all the residents and golf friends in her community.

Those loved ones that preceded Eunice in death were her husband Jack Dorman, her grandparents, Cynthia and Orville, her parents Andrew and Flossie, her sisters Jane and Ilene, and her beloved daughter Vicki.

Eunice loved to travel, visit her grandchildren, gamble and spend time on cruise ships.

Burial of ashes will be in Jefferson, Iowa next summer, 2018.