Esther R Zook Dodd
January 6, 1970 - Gray, Oklahoma
July 18, 2001 - Bend, Oregon
m. Ralph A Dodd, May 1930
Esther (Zook) Dodd of Bend died Wednesday of natural causes. She was 94.
Memorial services are pending.
Mrs. Dodd was born Jan. 6, 1907, near Gray, in the Oklahoma Territory. She married Ralph Dodd in May of 1930.
She owned and operated R.A. Dodd Insurance Agency. She retired to La Pine in 1987 and moved to Bend in 1994.
Mrs. Dodd was a member of the La Pine Senior Center and La Pine Quilters. She enjoyed gardening and traveling.
Survivors include three sons, Del of McCall, Idaho, Jerry of San Diego, Calif., and Laurin of Idaho Falls, Idaho; seven daughters, Elaine Williams of Loma Linda, Calif., Rosalie of Portland, Marietta Qual of La Pine, Verna Birch of Sherwood, Esther Culberston of Gresham, Donna Brown of Oregon City and Sharon Haug of Snohomish, Wash.; 27 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Light and Life Free Methodist Church, 21300 Bear Creek Road, Bend 97701.
Niswonger, Reynolds and Tabor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Source: Bend Bulletin