Dora L. Hafen obituary

Dora L. Hafen was called  home by our Heavenly Father on  January 30, 2018. The youngest of nine children, Dora was born in Bunkerville, NV,  September 7, 1931,  to Lemuel and Agnes Leavitt.  Dora attended Virgin Valley High School and in her sophomore year met her sweetheart, Keith Hafen. Dora and Keith were married in 1948 and sealed in the temple in 1978. They shared 54 wonderful years together before Keith’s passing in 2002. Dora and Keith raised five children in Las Vegas.  Their door was always open to family and friends.  Dora enjoyed cooking, gardening, and rocking her many grandbabies.  Dora was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, and friend.  She loved unconditionally and was dearly loved in return.

She will be deeply missed.  Dora was preceded in death by her parents, siblings, and her husband.  She is survived by:  her children, Keith (Diana), Kristine Linebarger (Daleray), Jerry (Dinah),  Althea Owens (Ray), and Steve (Terri), 18 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren, and extended family.  Viewing will be 3-7pm, Friday, February 9, at Palm Mortuary, 6701 N Jones,  LV, NV 89131.  Funeral services will be 10 am Saturday, February 10, at the LDS Chapel, 3300 N Buffalo, LV, NV 89129.  Internment services will follow at 2pm at the Bunkerville Cemetery, 355 W Virgin St.  Bunkerville, NV  89007.  Following interment services, we will honor Dora at the Bunkerville LDS Chapel with family and friends.  In lieu of flowers. a donation may be made to the Nevada Diabetes Foundation in her name.  (www.diabetesnv.org)

Comments

  1. Julie Leavitt Broxson says:

    I miss you already Aunt Dora. You were always there for me when I needed an ear. Now who will I get all the family news from? I love you. Rest in Peace my sweet aunt.

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