Andy Vernon Dorn

March 19, 1954 – Aug. 20, 2012

Funeral services for Andy Vernon Dorn, 58, were held on Aug. 24 at the The Gathering in Douglas with Pastor Frank Wiederrecht officiating.

Andy Dorn died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, in Douglas.

He was born March 19, 1954, in Billings, the son of Vernon E. and Edna Ellen (Hetland) Dorn. Andy was raised and educated in Hanna, Wyo., and graduated from Hanna High School in 1972. He attended the University of Wyoming. Andy returned to Hanna and worked at the coal mine until it closed it in 1984. In 1984 he came to Douglas and began working for North Antelope Mine until the time of his death.

He was married to Anne E. Alvarez on May 9, 1987, in Douglas.

He enjoyed hunting, horseback riding, arrowhead hunting and was certified to scuba dive.

He is survived by his wife, Anne Dorn; children Adam Dorn, Aaron Dorn and Danielle (Frank) Flipse, all of Douglas; brother Harold Dorn of Elk Mountain, Wyo.; and grandchildren Joseph Dorn of Los Banos, Calif., and Samara Eliana Flipse of Douglas.

Andy was preceded in death by his parents.

Adam Dorn, Aaron Dorn, Frank Flipse, Sid Hetland, and Greg Passini served as honorary pallbearers. The Gorman Funeral Homes – Converse Chapel of Douglas was in charge of the arrangements.

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