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Green River LDS 1st Ward Chapel
Tuesday April 10th, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am

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Green River LDS 1st Ward Chapel
Tuesday April 10th, 2018

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Dorland Edward Toone

Dorland Edward Toone Green River- Dorland Edward Toone, 91, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on April 3, 2018, in Green River after a brief illness. He was born August 16, 1926 raised and lived in Green River most of his life. He graduated with the class of 1944 from Lincoln High School in Green River. He served in the Navy during World War II. His working career included the Union Pacific Railroad and later retired from Stauffer Chemical Co. Dorland was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was always a dedicated and involved member of his faith. His interests included watching sports, horses, playing pool and he so enjoyed visiting people. He was an avid reader and enjoyed many genres. He kept abreast of local and national events. Survivors include his bride of 70 years Patricia of Green River; son Barry, grandchildren Justin Toone and wife Erin, Crystal Toone and companion Leroy Evans and Jeannie Toone; daughter in-law Aldena Toone; brothers Jury Toone and wife Marjean and Kenneth Toone. He was preceded in death by his parents Eldred and Wanda, brother Byron and son Robin. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday April 10, 2018 at the Green River LDS 1st Ward Chapel, 1000 W 4th North, Green River. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the services at the church. Interment will take place in the Riverview Cemetery, Green River.

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I was heartbroken to hear of Dorland's passing. I was unable to attend the funeral yesterday. I am devastated. Dorland was one of my favorite patients in all of the 30 years that I have been a nurse. He was so dedicated to taking care of himself and learning all he could about diabetes. He truly was an inspiration to me. He claims I taught him a lot, but in reality, he taught me. He was so kind. He even served on our Advisory Committee to help improve our program. Sometimes when you reflect on why you chose to be nurse, you wonder if it was for a reason. Dorland made me feel like I was a nurse for a reason and that I made a difference. I will be forever grateful and I will never forget Dorland. He was a gem of a man. Condolences to his family, I know you have been through a lot recently and losing both Dorland and Robin. What a tremendous loss to you all. Dorland spoke often of Robin, he was a proud father and proud of his family. I feel blessed to have know Dorland, and I know you all feel blessed to have had both of them with you for as long as you did.

Leanna Lovato Apr 11 2018 10:30 PM

So sorry to read of Dorland's passing...The Anderson family has shared fond memories of the Toone family all of my life..It's almost like a passing of another era. My love and prayers are with those of us left. Sincerely, Maisel Anderson Baker

Maisel Anderson Baker Apr 5 2018 12:56 AM