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Dana Lee Neibaur Dorsey

Jul. 14, 1949 - Feb. 10, 2021

Date of Service: Feb. 22, 2021

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PAUL – Dana Lee Neibaur Dorsey, a 71-year-old resident of Paul, passed away unexpectedly in Wellington, Utah on Wednesday, February 10, 2021.

Dana was born in St. Anthony, Idaho, on July 14, 1949, to Darwin Pfeifer and June Geneva (Staker) Neibaur. She was the second child born to this union. She has an older sister, Corinne, and younger siblings, Steve, Renea, Burke, and Ira.

She grew up in Paul where her dad was a potato farmer. She graduated from Minico High School in 1967. She then went to Ricks College and got her associates degree in education, then went to Utah State University earning her bachelor’s degree in education. She was a natural teacher at heart and loved children. While at USU she met Thomas Dorsey. They began dating and fell in love. They were married on October 9, 1970. To this union was born, Thomas Matthew, Carma Leigh, Jennifer Rebecca, and Marcus Darwin. She loved her children and grandchildren so much!

She was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints her whole life. She served in various callings and was happiest when she got to work with the youth and children. She loved the temple and spent as much time there as possible. She served a mission with Tom to the Jordan Valley branch for two years and then as chaplains at the Caldwell hospital for several years. If you knew her, you loved her and you knew that she loved you back.

She was preceded in death by Darwin Neibaur (father), Frank Dorsey (father-in-law), Zenna Dorsey (mother-in-law), and Shelley Neibaur (sister-in-law). She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Tom Dorsey; children, Matt (Kristie), Carma Forsberg, Jennifer (Quinn) Jenson, and Marcus (Lynsey); June Neibaur (mother); her sisters, Corinne (Ron), and Renea (Doug); brothers, Steve, Burke, and Ira (Julie); sister-in-law, Marolyn VanWagenen (Ron); her grandchildren, Wyatt Dorsey, DeLaynie Dorsey, Weston Dorsey, McKenzie Forsberg (Jaxon Hill), Natalie Forsberg, Callie Forsberg, Elder Nolan Jenson, Thomas Jenson, Rebecca Jenson, Andrew Jenson, Zannah Dorsey, Max Dorsey, Metta Dorsey, and Nixon Dorsey; and countless nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, February 22, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located at 424 W. Ellis St., in Paul, with Bishop Dean Stevenson officiating. Burial will be in Paul Cemetery.

Family and friends will be received from 5 until 7 p.m. Sunday, February 21, at Rasmussen-Wilson Funeral Home, 1350 E. 16th St., in Burley, and at the church on Monday, from 10 until 10:45 a.m.

A live webcast of the Funeral Service will be available at the following link: https://youtu.be/ZqqeiKVh8fc.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the temple fund or missionary fund of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

To assist in combating the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the wearing of face masks and social distancing will be observed and practiced.

Condolences for Dana Lee Neibaur Dorsey

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From Jennifer Caldwell:
My deepest condolences to you all. Dana was an amazing soul and I will never forget her smile.
Hugs to you all.
From Ordella McIntyre Park:
Tom & Family, my sorrow and sympathy goes out to you and your family. The funeral was so beautiful and watching it from my home here in Utah was a blessing. As you ask for it, I know the Lord will bless you with peace and strength to face life -- with Him at your side -- until you are with your dear wife, mother, and grandmother in the Spirit World.
From Betty Dufur:
Tom, it was a beautiful service. My life has been enriched for having known Dana and you. The Dorsey family has been in my life for a very long time. My heart goes out to you at this time. There will be times that will be hard but with faith in the Lord it will be possible to deal with what comes. Be strong for Dana... we love you and your family.
From Mike Sasaki:
Dear Tom and the Dorsey Family,
We were so saddened when we saw the obituary of Dana. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Dana will be missed by many. I always looked forward to seeing her at West Canyon for Parent-Teacher conferences and other meetings. She was such a joy to chat with. Peace be with you always.
From the Heart,
Mike and Sue Sasaki, Cathy Sasaki-White, Chuck and Patti Ward, Leland Sasaki, and Julie Yamamoto
From Michele Peck:
tom and Family, My life was truly blessed when I met Dana at Ricks, the hours of laughter and joy we shared have been always wonderful to recall. I'm so glad that Greg got to meet you both and get to know her. How very warmest prayers and thoughts are with you all. I will miss her for the rest of this life.
From Peggy (Robinson) and Jack Gibson:
So sorry Tom for your lose. We loved Dana Lee. She was a great person and will be missed.
From Patti (Robinson)&Dennis Perkins:
So sorry for your family’s loss. Dana Lee always had a smile and a contagious laugh. She made you feel comfortable. Heaven got a wonderful angel.
From Jeneane Neibaur Morgan:
I am so sorry. This broke my heart. It had been so great seeing her on occasion when the temple was open. I have many memories of her as a girl even though she was younger than me. When you are the oldest cousin you don't always get to know the younger cousins as well but because we lived on the Northside at the same time it changed that somewhat.
From Ramie Mickelsen:
Uncle Tom-I loved Aunt Dana. She and I had some good talks at some of the darkest times in my life. Our Lava trips will always hold a special place in my heart. Knowing her, she is still right by your side and your children's, and her loved ones. She will always be close, and Im sure shes busy. I love you.
From Curt & Kami Svedin:
We are so very sorry for your loss! You are in our thoughts and prayers. May your hearts be comforted knowing you’ll see her again someday. Our deepest condolences Tom, Matt & Kristie and your families.
From LaVerne Hamilton :
I am so sorry to hear about my dear friend Dana. I have so many wonderful memories with her. From our fiddle day s to working on young women projects. She was the best. So fun and understood all our frustrations. I cannot believe she is gone but to those that are left what an example she was to everyone she met. I loved her dearly
From Connie Wieczorek:
She seemed magnanimous and easy going, with a great heart, un-selfish. I’m so glad to have known her in my life. Thank you, Lord. Her smile – WOW! I'll miss you, Dana.
From Leah Bell:
Tom, I was so shocked when I heard of Dana's passing. She was the more quiet partner when conversing with you, but I know of her sweet and outgoing personality. So sorry to hear of this! She will just be a few steps ahead of you anxiously waiting for you on the other side. Love to you and your family. Leah Bell Taggart and Lynn
From Rick lott:
I'm so sorry Tom and family I loved my Aunt. She all why's had a smile . Hurts my heart. She passed away. Tom I'm so sorry
From Greg and Stephanie Mayes :
Dear Tom, we have always held you and Dana in the highest regard. Uplifting and edifying others. Dana had a special sparkle and quiet ease about her that conveyed kindness and positivity. Our prayers are for your peace and comfort. Greg and Stephanie Mayes
From Roanne and Jerry Gillette:
Granddaughter, Callie, said it all. How sweet and I add our condolences. Her Neibaur roots of kind, run deep.
May your hearts be healed by all the good memories you all have.
From Kim and Janet Yearsley:
Dana lee made everyone around her feel so loved. She was always ready with a smile and a warm hug. We will miss her.
From Bruce and Maureen Allcott:
Tom and family,
We send our love and kind thoughts. We always loved our association with you and Dana and hope the comfort of the gospel truths will help at this tender time. Thanks for being wonderful people and such great examples. Our prayers are with you.
From The Benjamin Family:
So many precious memories of our good times together! We ache for Tom and family but we know we will see Dana again and continue our eternal friendship. May Heavenly Father bless each of you with peace and shower His love upon you! We send our love. Arlen, Shirley, and Family
From Mike Kruger :
Tom, I was so sorry to hear about the passing of your wife. May faith, family, and friends help you through your loss.
From Perry & Pauline Tjaarda:
Tom, So sorry for your loss, our prayers are with you during this difficult time.
From Hal and Patty Mickelsen :
Tom, Hal and I are so glad that we had the privilege of knowing Dana. Her kindness to others and joy in life are an example to all. She was a truly lovely person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family - May the Lord bless you with peace and comfort thru His Spirit.
From Don and Barbara :
Tom and family we are so sorry for your loss. Words just can’t express how our hearts hurt for you and your family. She was such a fun, gracious lady. Praying for peace and comfort for you and your family. Know that you are loved.
From Ron & Leslie Fry:
We worked together in Primary for several years. I always remember her laugh and her positive outlook. Her and Tom were always good to us. You and your children and their families are in our prayers
From Cindy Floyd:
Thoughts and prayers to the family. Dana was always so very kind and loving. I will always remember that
From Dale and Jackie van Es , and Family :
Our deepest condolences to Tom Dorsey, and all their Families. So hearth broken, to lose you’re love one , that suddenly. We keep you all in our prayers
From Mary Beth Fautt:
Carma, I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. I know that she will be your guardian angel by your side for years to come just like my Mom has been .
From Penny Ralphs Nickle:
So very sorry, Tom. My thoughts, prayers, and love are sent to you and your family at this very painful time. Dana will be greatly missed. God bless you all with His peace and comfort.
From Lynn & Rowleen Keetch:
Tom, we want to express our sympathy and love to you and your family. We are so grateful that we were able to rub shoulders with such a great lady.
From Tim and Pamela Fry:
Tom and Family: We were so sorry to hear of Dana's passing. Dana was a beautiful person and her love for the Lord and her family always came shining through, she was an inspiration to me. Please know that you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers and may God's peace be with you all during this very sad time. Much Love Tim and Pam
From Callie Forsberg:
I will miss you so very much I will always remember our memories and times together! I will see you again I promise! I am doing my best to be the strong women that you know I can be! I miss you and hurt so much! I love you sooo much! Have fun in heaven!
From Carol St Clair:
Dana Dorsey, there are no words for all the lives she touched, she never gave 100%, no not Dana, she was always a 110 percenter in everything she did. I have laughed and I have cried with this sweet lady, my heart hurts for Tom, family, and all of us who was privileged to know and love her. Till we meet again my friend, I know you earned your throne in Heaaven.
From Jenna Showalter Campbell :
So sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.
From Jeanie Hetrick:
I am SO Very sorry Tom and family... please let us know when the service will be. Randy and I want to be there.

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