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IN MEMORY OF Doris Cohrs

June 19, 2013

Doris Cohrs 
Doris Cohrs
Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 14, 2013 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Westbrook.
1930 - Doris Cohrs - 2013

Jeanne was born May 22, 1930 in Lindsay, Nebraska to Fred and Agnes (Kurtenback) Beierman. She was baptized and confirmed at Holy Family Church. Doris graduated from Holy Family Church School in 1948. She moved to Dovray, Minnesota to help her brother and sister-in-law. She met Donald Cohrs and they were married on March 2, 1950 in Yankton, South Dakota. Doris worked at Rucker, Alabama while Donald was in the service. They returned to farm near Dovray for a year and then lived near Norfolk, Nebraska where Doris worked at Mary’s Café. The couple returned to Dovray to farm for over 40 years. Donald retired in 1993 and they moved to town. Doris worked various places in the area including Rolling Hills Golf Club and T-Tommy’s Restaurant. She was a member of the Dovray Auxiliary where she served as 2nd District President. Doris was active in her church including CCW and helped at Our Saviors in Dovray whenever needed. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, hunting, and fishing. Doris loved cleaning, baking, catering, and being with people. She was well known for her potato salad and egg coffee.  Doris also loved teasing and spoiling her grandkids and great grandkids. Doris Jeanne Cohrs, 83 of Dovray passed away Monday, June 10, 2013 at Westbrook Good Samaritan Care Center.

Doris is survived by her children: Julie (Robert) Cohrs Barker, Jeffers, MN, Darcy (Dave) Benson, Fargo, ND, Craig (Robin) Cohrs, Douglas, WY, and Shannon (Angie) Cohrs, Dovray, MN; grandchildren: Rachael, Justin and Jordan Pudenz, Marcus, Heather, Josh, and Don Cohrs, Caleb and Felicia Cohrs, Chad, Mitch and Alex Benson; and 11 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by siblings: Fred (Hope) Beierman, Moses Lake, WA, Dolly (Jim) Frazier, Phoenix, AZ, Carole Walker and Charlene (Fred) Suter, both of East Wenatchee, WA, and Jerry (Connie) Beierman, Grand Coulee, WA; brother-in-law Francis (Beverly) Cohrs, Westbrook, MN; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Donald; brothers: Melvin, Don, Bill, Swede, and Jack; sisters: Wilma German, Mary Ann Fischer and Pat Stone and sister-in-law Elaine Swart. 

Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 14, 2013 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Westbrook. Burial is in Our Saviors Lutheran Cemetery in Dovray. Online condolences may be sent via Stephens Funeral Service, Westbrook Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. 

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