Dorothy Kellogg

Oct 18, 2012 Staff

Dorothy Kellogg died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at Wind River Rehabilitation Center in Riverton. She was living at Homestead Assisted Living in Riverton. She was 96 years old.

At her request, no services will be conducted. She will be cremated and buried next to her husband, Bill, in Scotts Mills, Ore.

Dorothy Bertha Shedd was born June 27, 1916, in Norwich, Conn., to Martin E. and Bertha (White) Shedd. She moved from Rhode Island to Bend, Ore., with her parents in 1921. After a short stay in Bend, Ore., she and her parents moved around the West Coast in California and Oregon.

In 1939 she married William Moffitt (Bill) Kellogg in Eugene, Ore. They moved to Burbank, Calif., during World War II where they both worked for the Lockheed Aircraft Company.

Their only son, David, was born in Glendale, Calif., in 1943. They returned to Bend in 1946 and remained until 1967. Mrs. Kellogg worked for Central Oregon Community College from its beginning and was assistant to the founding president of the college, Dr. Don Pence.

The couple moved from Bend, Ore., to Eugene, Ore., in 1967 where she worked for Lane County Community College. She retired from LCCC in 1980, and in 1989 and she and her husband moved to Waldport, Ore., fulfilling their lifelong dream to live on the Oregon coast.

Mr. Kellogg died in 1995, and in 2008 she moved into an assisted living facility in Riverton to be nearer to her son, David.

She is survived by her son, David and his wife Carol of Lander; two grandchildren, Julia Kellogg of Bondurant and Abbey Smith of Jackson; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Bill; sisters Marion Shepard and Elizabeth Denham Penrod.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be left at

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