Berry, Dokes (Dorothy Kobey), 1905-2009
Mrs. Dorothy Kobey Berry (Mrs. Nathan Berry) was generally known by her nickname, "Dokes." b. 22 July 1905, Aspen, Colo.; d. 24 Feb. 2009, Denver, Colo.; age 103.
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Overview Nathan, Dorothy, and Silas Kobey (left to right) pose for a formal portrait in Aspen, Colorado in 1923. All three wear graduation caps and gowns. Dorothy, whose nickname was ''Dokes,'' and Silas Kobey were the children of Harris and Leah Sheffel Kobey. Nathan Kobey was the son of Benjamin and Hattie Reiss Kobey, as well as a cousin of Dorothy and Silas Kobey. Dorothy was the valedictorian of the 1923 graduating class at Aspen High School in Aspen, Colorado.
Overview Formal portrait of the daughters of Harris and Leah Sheffel Kobey. The Kobey sisters are from left to right: Rebecca, 11 years old, Ruth, 5 months old and Dorothy, 5 years old.
Overview Dorothy (Dokes) Kobey Berry poses for a formal portrait.
Overview Dorothy (Dokes) Kobey Berry holds a sign stating: ''Happy Birthday Dokes Kobey Berry, 97 and Still driving.'' Roberta Volin holds the other end of the sign.
Overview Dorothy "Dokes" Berry (nee Kobey) was born in Aspen, Colorado in 1905. During Berry's childhood Aspen's primary industry was mining and very few Jewish families lived in the town. Her father and his brothers were businessmen who owned and operated apparel stores in Aspen, including the Kobey Shoe and Clothing Company. After she graduated from Aspen High School, Dorothy Kobey taught at a county school in Cow Creek, Colorado, outside Steamboat Springs. She moved to Denver,...
Overview Two informal photographs of Dorothy (Dokes) Kobey Berry and her children, grandchildren, and great grandson. In the upper photograph, Dokes poses with her children in front of the exterior of a house on July 22, 2000. Standing from left to right are Joan, Harold, Dokes, and Susan. The photograph was taken July 22, 2000. In the lower photograph, Dokes poses with one of her children, a grandchild, and a great grand-child in May 2000. From left to right are Mark (grandson), Dokes holding...
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in Jewish communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.