DURHAM: Dollye W. Nordgren, 78, died at home Tuesday. A native of Greenville, Miss., she attended Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA. Mrs. Nordgren lived most of her adult life in the Chicago area, where she raised her four children, and owned and operated her own travel agency. She had been a Durham resident for the last 15 years. Mrs. Nordgren enjoyed travel and was fortunate to go abroad on many occasions. She was a volunteer at the Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau for several years, where she received citations for exemplary service.
Surviving are her children, Lauren DuBois of Frankfort, IL, Carl Nordgren of Durham, Robert Nordgren of Athens, GA and Erik of Chicago; her grandchildren, Belen Tokarski, Rachel Castellanos, Andrew Skeens; Sarah Rose, Brita and Krista Anne Nordgren; Matthew, Marcus and Jeffrey Nordgren; and Mica and Annalise Nordgren.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Friday in the chapel of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, with the Rev. Dr. Mark Wethington officiating. E-mail condolences: www.hallwynne.com Select Obituaries.