June 16, 2024

Barbara Ann Dordahl

Barbara Ann Dordahl, age 61, of Elkhart, Kansas died January 10, 2016, at Morton County Hospital in Elkhart, Kansas. She was born October 3, 1954 in Glasgow, Montana the daughter of Fred and Myrtle G. (Andersen) La Fond.

Barbara has lived in Elkhart since 1989. Barbara was a cheerleader and graduated from Grenora High School in Grenora, North Dakota. She taught catechism in Grenora, North Dakota. While living in Zahl, North Dakota she was a farmwife, raising chickens and cattle. She was a beautician; a CNA and housekeeper at Morton County Hospital. Barbara had done in-home health care for James and Billy Tidwell. Barbara married Duane E. Dordahl on July 19, 1975 in Elkhart at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Barbara raised four kids, was an avid bowler, and enjoyed painting, knitting, and crafting.

Survivors include her son, Michael Duane Dordahl of Garden City, Kansas; daughters, Sharla Ann Davis of Hugoton, Kansas, Charlene Marie Rollins of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, Sandra Renae Britt of Elkhart, Kansas; mother, Myrtle La Fond of Elkhart, Kansas; brothers, John La Fond of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Ron La Fond of Elkhart, Kansas, James La Fond of Lyman, Wyoming, Paul La Fond of Omaha, Nebraska; sister, Wanda Khemraj of Elkhart, Kansas; and 11 grandchildren.

Barbara is preceded in death by her father; and her husband, Duane.

Vigil and Rosary service will be Friday, January 15, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 2:00 PM at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Elkhart, Kansas with Reverend James E. Baker officiating. Burial will follow at Elkhart Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, January 15, 2016 from 1:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home in Elkhart. Memorial contributions may be given to Morton County Food Bank in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950.