Ollie Doorn was born February 5, 1909 in Douglas County, SD, to Gerrit and Allie (Menning) DeVries. On February 26, 1931, she married Tony Doorn at Corsica, SD. They lived in Corsica until 1953, when they moved to Emery, SD. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Emery, the Women’s Missionary Fellowship and the Emery Senior Citizens.
She is survived by one son, Rowan Doorn and wife, Carol of Lennox, SD; eight grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; two sisters, Clara Noteboom of Corsica; Irene Bosma and husband, Ike, of Corsica; one sister-in-law, Adella DeVries of Sioux Falls; a daughter-in-law, Mary Doorn of Mitchell and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tony in 1976; two sons, Melvin and Lowell; two brothers, Herman and Frank DeVries and one sister, Fannie Van Ekeren.