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Bonnie Haack Doerfler ’27

Bonnie Haack Doerfler ’27, June 18, 2000, in Albany, Oregon. After graduating from Reed, she earned her teaching credentials for primary and secondary schools in Oregon, and obtained a lifetime superintendent certificate from Oregon Normal School in Monmouth, now Western Oregon University. She taught school in Mill City, Tangent, and a one-room school in Hulbert, Oregon. In 1933 she married Orville Doerfler, who died in 1964. She enjoyed reading and staying current on politics, and she was a member of the American Association of University Women and Western Star Grange. Survivors include two sons, eight grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 2000

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