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Marcella Blanche (Frison) Dorn


July 6, 2018

Marcella Blanche (Frison) Dorn, passed away due to a stroke at the age of 97 on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Life Care Center in Sandpoint, Idaho. Memorial services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, July 7, 2018, at Sandpoint United Methodist Church with Pastor Paul Graves officiating. Her final resting place will be in Ten Sleep, Wyoming.

Marcella was born on May 24, 1921 in Basin, Wyoming to Paul and Mabel (Emery) Frison. She grew up and graduated from high school (1939) in Ten Sleep, Wyoming and attended the University of Wyoming in Laramie.

She lived in Altadena, California for 37 years, returning to Ten Sleep for 10 years before moving to Sandpoint, Idaho in 1990. Marcella married Albert Dorn in Worland, Wyoming in 1989. He passed away in 1993.

She is survived by her daughter Janice Temple and her husband, Bill Temple and also by Bill's nephew and wife, Steve and June Temple who were like her adopted children. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Gerald Frison, husband Albert and infant son Gerald Campbell.

The family wishes to thank Life Care Center for the loving care she received during her final months.

Memorials may be made to Bonner Community Hospice, 520 N Third Ave, Sandpoint, ID 83864, Panhandle Animal Shelter, 870 Kootenai Cut off Road, Ponderay, ID 83852 or a favorite charity.

Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint is handling the arrangements. Please visit Marcella's online memorial at and sign her guest book.


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