“Dori” was born in Centerville Montana. She grew up in Great Falls Montana with her mother Lola Medley Haas, her father Daniel Galovic and her sister Norma “Dolly” Galovic Griffin. Dori went to USC where she met her husband Hubie Kerns, a track and football star, who went on to become a famous Hollywood stuntman. Dorismae became a publicity agent for MGM, handling many famous movie stars such as Elizabeth Taylor who became her wonderful friend and godmother to her son Hubie, Jr.
Dori is survived by her 3 children, Hubie Kerns, Sheree Kolar and Desiree Ayres; her five grandchildren, Zack Kerns, Kallie Kerns, Brandon Kolar, Kyle Kolar and Joshua Ayres. She is also survived by her sister, Dolly; and her niece and nephew, Rae and Mikel.