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Dore' Jaeger

Obituary of Dore' Ann Jaeger

Doré Ann (Altenhofen) Jaeger April 2, 1963 – December 20, 2021 Doré Ann was born to Robert J. and Janice M. Altenhofen and was the third of their four children. She attended St. Agatha Grade School, LaSalle High School (Class of ’81) and the University of Portland. She taught for 25 years, especially enjoying her 5 years as a kindergarten teacher at Our Lady of Sorrows in Portland. Doré married in 1986 and treasured her three children: Margarete, John and Mark. Doré was ecstatic to become a grandmother to Edie Mae in 2020. Doré was an avid athlete and excelled in all sports. She was a two sport scholarship athlete at U of P. She also spent hours in and on the water– fishing, swimming and water-skiing. Doré was a prolific artist and creative writer. She was proficient in many art media – china painting, watercolor, acrylics, pencil, charcoal, oils, iPad art, metal sculpture and more. Doré carried many crosses during her lifetime – yet was courageous and resilient, facing challenges and setbacks with grace and her deep-seated Catholic faith. Doré is survived by her mother, Janice; her children Margarete (Meredith Lowe), John and Mark Jaeger; her granddaughter, Edie; her siblings Sr. Adele Marie Altenhofen, Frank Altenhofen (Vickie) and MaryAnn Stewart (Bryan); and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral details: Monday, January 3, 2022 Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Portland, OR 10 am – Rosary 10:30 am – Funeral Reception in Parish Hall immediately following funeral Remembrances may be sent to the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon or St. Agatha Catholic School.
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