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Dolores Christine Groves Berard ’49

Dolores Christine Groves Berard ’49, May 11, 2013, in Portland. Dolores moved to Oregon from Nebraska in 1939, graduated from Franklin High School in Portland at age 16, and earned a one-year scholarship to Reed. In 1950, she married Jess Willard Berard; they raised seven children. Dolores later completed a degree in early childhood education and taught in a preschool. She was a lifelong member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Portland and was active in the Montavilla Neighborhood Association for many years. Survivors include her children, 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and a brother.

Appeared in Reed magazine: December 2013

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