Dolores “Dee” McIntyre Harrison, 91, of Caldwell, Idaho, died Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at a local care center of natural causes. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Dakan Funeral Chapel in Caldwell, with a light lunch to follow at the C.V. Peckham Community Center adjacent to Dakan Funeral Chapel. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.dakanfuneralchapel.com.
Dee was born in Grand Island, Nebraska to George J. Shoemaker and Frances Schneider Shoemaker, on January 11, 1928 and attended school in Nebraska.
She moved to Idaho with her family in May, 1948. After receiving her Idaho teaching certificate, she taught school at Cozy Basin Grade School on Map Rock Road. She married Robert McIntyre on April 21, 1949. Bob suffered a disabling heart attack in 1968. Following his heart attack, they spent several years going fishing at various Idaho lakes in their travel trailer until his death on April 2, 1978. She later married Everett Harrison on April 10, 1979. They spent several years traveling over to the Washington Coast to go deep sea fishing. Everett died on February 18, 1992. She worked at J.R. Simplot in the Sales Department for 30 years.
After Everett’s death, she moved into Caldwell residing in Glenn Meadows Subdivision. She made many friends there and enjoyed spending time with her friends and family and playing cards with several card groups.
She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Carol McIntyre, Thomas and Danise McIntyre and Richard and Linda McIntyre, all of Caldwell; 8 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and step-daughters, Gail Crownover, Pam Wood and Tana Cafferty and numerous step-grandchildren; and one brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Marilee Shoemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, one grandson, Bryon McIntyre, two brothers, two sisters and one step-daughter, Gynith DeLong.
The family would like to thank all of the medical professionals at West Valley Medical Center, Caldwell, Idaho and Canyon West of Cascadia, care center, Caldwell, Idaho for all of their care and support while she was in their facilities.
In lieu of flowers, the family would suggest memorials be made to the Caldwell Senior Center, 1009 Everett Street, Caldwell, Idaho.