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Dorothy Ann 'Dee' Parr

December 31, 1951 ~ November 13, 2012
November 22, 2012
Dorothy Ann 'Dee' Parr, 60, passed away on November 13, 2012, at her home. Memorial Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 1, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bonners Ferry.

Dee was born on December 31, 1951, in Libby, Montana, to David and Annie (Boothman) Gibbs. She came to Bonners Ferry in the early 1980s and lived with friends until a house fire prompted her to move to Eastport.

Dee worked at the Border Inn, Good Grief and Doc and Myra’s Café. In 1984, she went to work for Norman G. Jensen Customs Brokers and made her 28 year career with them. She was office manager over their Eastport and Sweetgrass offices for the last couple of years.

Dee and Evan Gatherers have been together since 1987, and had one daughter, Christine, in 1989. Dee loved her family and friends, loved potlucks and BBQ gatherings, huckleberry picking and floating the Moyie River.

She is survived by husband Evan Gatherers, daughter Christine Gatherers, grandson Brodie Bustillos, brother and sister-in-law George and Irma Gibbs, half –brother Jimmy Williams, half-sister Trisha Tanner and many nieces and nephews.

Dee was preceded in death by her father David Gibbs, mother Annie Williams, step-father Frank Williams and sister Barbara Waddlington.

Family and friends are invited to sign Dee’s book at Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bonners Ferry Funeral Home.