The angels came for Dollie Garris, 91 of Broken Bow, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. She is formerly of Sargent
Funeral services were Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with Chaplain Steve Shanno officiating. Burial was in the Mount Hope Cemetery at Sargent, with Pastor Marvin Bauer officiating.
Dollie was born April 30, 1921, northeast of Broken Bow to Thomas and Nettie Grim. She graduated from Wester-ville school in 1939, in the biggest class of 10 students.
Dollie was united in marriage to the love of her life, Ted Garris, Sept. 7, 1952. December 16, 1957, two daughters, Betty Jo and Donna joined this union.
Dollie was an excellent cook. She worked along side Ted with farming, milking cows, and whatever else needed done on their farm in Cummings Park, northwest of Sargent. In 1963 they sold the farm and bought the Sunset Motel in Sargent, which they continued to run, and drove a school bus until 1992, when they retired.
Dollie moved to Off Broadway in Broken Bow, following the death of her husband in 2002. Dollie loved to play cards and was an avid Husker fan.
She is survived by her daughters, Betty Jo Dettoff, of Alaska, and Donna (John) Beavers of Broken Bow; grandsons, Tom Kyne and Cory Beavers; granddaughter, Dollie (Sissy) Gates; great- grandson, Brian; great-granddaughters, Rachel and Christina; two very special girls, Michelle and Brooklynn; adopted daughter, Kim Fiorelli; nieces, nephews and by her very best friend, Gracie Knapp.
She is preceeded in death by her husband Ted; one infant daughter; sisters, Vella, Nola and Goldie; brothers, Avola and Jack; and granddaughter, Heather Jo Beavers Wilson.
Published in Custer County Chief, Feb. 28, 2013