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Doris IIene Andre

December 18, 1926 ~ February 18, 2018 (age 91)
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Doris Ilene André

December 18, 1926 - February 18, 2018

Doris Ilene André, 91, of Newport, Oregon passed away peacefully Sunday morning, February 18, 2018, with family at her side.

Doris was born to Ezra and Grace (Stratton) Tillotson on December 18, 1926 in Republican City, Nebraska. She attended Shelton Academy in Shelton, Nebraska and met the love of her life, Roy André, who was stationed at the Army Air Base in Kearney. They married on June 29, 1944, and in 1946 the family moved to Roy's home in Agate Beach Oregon.

Doris was an accomplished artist and expressed her creativity through oil painting and porcelain doll making. Along with William Runyan, Doris helped organize and became a charter member of the YaquinaArtAssociation. She served as YAA president from 1975-1977 at the time the new art center was being imagined. She was an active member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, where she often shared her musical talents.

Doris is survived by her sons, Jerry (Dori) André, Larry (Tricia) André and Don (Jeannie) André; four grandchildren, four great grandchildren, one brother and one sister.

Doris was preceded in death by her loving husband Roy André.

A Celebration of Life is planned for July 28, 2018. Please contact Jerry André for details:

Memorial donations may be made to to: OCCFA (Oregon Coast Community Forest Association) Forest Hill Project PO Box 149, Newport, OR 97365 or ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency) 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Springs, MD 20904.

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