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Dolores "Lori" Althoff

d. June 8, 2022

Dolores "Lori" Althoff

Dolores (Lori) Althoff died June 8th 2022 at Spirit Mountain Hospice house.

Lori was born the first daughter of Phil & Leah Merritt in Townsend, Montana, August 11, 1937. She attended school in Townsend through the 10th grade then graduated from Stevensville, Montana High School. Lori graduated from Montana State University in 1959. 

She married Alfred (Al) C. Althoff and they taught school in Alaska and Montana. In 1974 they moved to Powell, Wyoming and owned War Surplus Store for 22 years. After retiring, she and Al moved to the Olympic peninsula of Washington to enjoy the climate, ocean, mountains and going to jazz festivals down the coast of Washington and Oregon. 

Lori was blessed with two beautiful, active children and loved attending their athletic and school activities and then watching them raise their own beautiful families.

Lori is survived by husband Al, daughter Sue and husband Richard Kalber of Huntsville, Al., Son Scott and wife Kara of Powell, Wy., grandchildren Dallas (Sarah) Kalber, Casey (Keaton) Aldrup, Kylie (Aj) Schutzman, Kristin (Brandon) Russal, Sister Bev Sorenson of Missoula, Montana, and 5 great grandchildren Hayden, Finn, and Bennett Schutzman and Richard and Judith Kalber.

Lori said prayers every day in hopes our nation and the world will be a kinder, gentler place to live.

In Lieu if flowers, Donations may be made to Powell Senior Center, Powell, Wyoming.

Services will be held at a later date. All condolence cards can be mailed to Thompson Funeral Home  PO Box 807, Powell, Wy 82435

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