Nov. 27, 1948 — July 3, 2017
Florence Doner died at home, surrounded by loving friends and family on July 3, 2017 in Portland, Oregon. Florence was born in Spirit Lake on Nov. 27, 1948, to Betty Lowe and Lincoln Guthrie. She attended beauty school in Iowa and raised two beautiful children. She resided in Tucson for most of her life, where she married James Doner on Aug. 27, 2006. She enjoyed nature, especially birds and dogs, and loved spending time with friends and family.
Florence is survived by: daughter Kate and her fiancée Tom; son Boyd; daughter-in-law Tracy; and her siblings: Don, Terri, Valerie, Gina and Jacqui. She was preceded in death by her husband James; her mother Betty; aunts Lois and Joanne; and sister Cathy.
Florence’s family will be spreading her ashes in bodies of water over the next year. Her remains are being handled by Crown Memorial in Portland, Oregon. The family is grateful for the condolences, but declines flowers and donations.