Dorothy Rivenburg


TRIBUNE — Dorothy M. Rivenburg, 90, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Westridge Assisted Living in Girard.

TRIBUNE — Dorothy M. Rivenburg, 90, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Westridge Assisted Living in Girard.

She was born July 6, 1922, to Elmer and Effie Burns Chaney, on the family farm in Sharon Springs.

She graduated from Greeley County High School in 1941. She was a homemaker.

In 1943, she married Ralph Waldren in Syracuse. In 1956, she re-married, to Kenneth Rivenburg in New Mexico. Both husbands preceded her in death.

Survivors include a son, Ralph Waldren of Girad; a daughter, Rhonda Rivenburg of Littleton, Colo.; seven grandchidren; seven great-grandchildren; and several great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Ronald Waldren; five sisters, Lona Brunkhorst, Betty Chaney, Flossie Damrow, Christina Chaney and Agnes Chaney; and four brothers, Russell, Virgil, Clifford and Albert Chaney.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. M.D.T. Saturday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Tribune. Burial will be in Greeley County Cemetery in Tribune.

Memorials may be given to the Rebakah Lodge of Tribune, in care of the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at


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