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“So sorry to hear of 2nd cousin Bob Dorney. He was a favorite relative. I wish I would have known to attend Bob's funeral. My Mom & Dad, Pete & Tess...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Jane Ott - Ridgefield, WA

“Dear Teruko, I have remembered you fondly through the years. I am sorry to hear of your loss. However, I am happy for you and the many wonderful...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Judith Ann Scott (Judy Rice/first wife of Jack Rice, mother of Lori.)

“Bob will truly be missed by all of us who knew him. He always enhanced the lives of anyone who knew him and he was always there for me when I needed...Read More »
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Robert (Bob) Edward Dorney

Sep. 19, 1930 - Aug. 30, 2021
Robert (Bob) Dorney was born Sep. 19, 1930 to Albert and Charlotte (Mullenhoff) Dorney. Robert, 90, died Monday, August 30th, 2021, among his loving family in Gresham, Oregon.

Robert served in the Air National Guard during the Korean Conflict and was deployed to Ladd Air Base in Fairbanks Alaska. When he returned to Oregon he obtained a real estate license and worked for Wes Lynn Realty.

He then joined the Portland Police Force and his career spanned 35 years. He worked as a patrolman, a homicide detective, and as a patrol sergeant.

After retiring from the Portland Police he returned to working at Safeway in the produce department where he worked 17 additional years.

Loving husband of Teruko (Yamaguchi) Dorney. Father to Joseph, Patrick and Molly Dorney. He was preceded in death by his daughters Susan Dorney and Margaret (Peggy) Hale. He was grandfather to ten and had many great grandchildren, Brother to Dolores Colter of Washington.

Robert loved to travel, he and his wife Teruko had visited numerous countries together. He also enjoyed hiking, mushroom hunting and gardening.

A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at St. Agatha Catholic Church, 1430 S.E. Nehalem St., Portland, Oregon 97202. Masks are required for all attendees.

Interment will follow at Willamette National Cemetery 11800 SE Mt Scott Blvd, Happy Valley, OR 97086.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Retirement Fund for Religious through the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon at 2838 E Burnside St. Portland, Oregon, 97214.