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Dorothy A. Hogan
Feb 12, 2013 - Staff
Dorothy A. Hogan died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at her home in Riverton. She was 69 years old.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Davis Funeral Home with Pastor Scott Jorgenson officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. A visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Davis Funeral Home.
Dorothy Alma Hogan was born April 7, 1943, the daughter of Robert and Nina (Raak) Koewers in Grand Rapids, Mich., where she grew up and attended school.
She married Brent Chiles and had four children. The family moved to Casper and then to Kinnear in the late 1970s. The couple divorced, and Mrs. Hogan then moved to Riverton.
She married Phillip Hogan on Dec. 19, 1987, at Trinity Lutheran Church.
She worked as a checker at Safeway, did janitorial work at Central Wyoming College, sold cars for a short time, was a real estate agent for Century 21, and also was a waitress in a restaurant.
Her family said she enjoyed golfing, swimming, camping, fishing, kayaking and dancing. She also loved to garden and raise flowers, do crafts and scrapbooking as well as family activities.
She is survived by her husband of Riverton; sons Ronald Chiles and his wife Carla of Brighton, Colo., Phillip Chiles of Riverton, and Troy Chiles and his wife Annette of Henderson, Colo.; daughter Brenda Savage and her husband James of Riverton; brother Donald Koewers and Paula of Pensicola, Fla.; sister Delores Zimmerman of Newaygo, Migh.; 27 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; two stepsons and three stepdaughters.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Douglas Koewers.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Amedisys Hospice Home.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be left at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com.