Dora A. Gambler

Dora A. Gambler

Oct 27, 1952 - Mar 10, 2010
Funeral Mass for former Wind River Reservation resident Dora A. "Hogan" Gambler were held Tuesday morning, March 16, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church south of Riverton with Catholic clergy officiating.

Burial was in the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery at St. Stephen's

A rosary and viewing were Monday evening, March 15, at the Davis Funeral Home, followed by a wake at 1605 17 Mile Road, Arapahoe . Mrs. Gambler died at her home in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at the age of 57.

Dora Ann Hanway was born on Oct. 27, 1952, the daughter of Herman Joseph and Antoinette Hanway. She was raised on the Wind River Reservation by her grandparents, Rapheal and Delores (Gambler) Norse.

She attended school at St. Stephen's and later moved to Salt Lake City to make her home.

As a young woman, she was one of the first women's eagle dancers, taught this dance by her grandfather, Frank Addison. Her outfit was made by her other grandfather, Rapheal Norse.

Her family said her interests included listening to a variety of music, drawing, decorating, and traveling.

She is survived by sisters, Rebecca and Miranda Hanway of Salt Lake City, Utah, Sarah Willow, Bernadette Hanway, Charlene (Gambler) Brown, and Shirley Washington, all of Arapahoe; close cousins, Theresa White, Catherine, Lucy, and Michele Jenkins, Claudia (Jenkins) Spotted Elk, Judy (Warren) Blackburn, Belinda and Kathleen Warren, and Pauline (Warren) Polen; brothers, Don Gambler, Teddy Washington, John "Bimbo" Jenkins, Sr., Hubert Warren, Jr., and Paul Warren, Jr.; sons, LeDale Hanway and Monty Fox; daughters Antoinette Alvarez, Lillian (Casper) Fox, and Bobbi Mae Fox; aunts, Lydia Jenkins and Dorothy Gambler; numerous cousins, nephews, nieces, and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Polly Hanway, Priscella "Dolls" (Tidzump) Hanway, Ramona (Washington) White; brothers, Dean, Darrell, Dallas, David, Sr., Darwin, Sr., and Charles Gambler, Jr.; an uncle, Charles Gambler, Sr.; grandfathers, Frank Addison, and Anthony Iron; grandparents, Rapheal and Delores (Gambler) Norse.

On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: the davisfuneralhome.com

Services were under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.