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BUTLER, Doris 1927-2018

BUTLER, WRIGHT

Posted By: K. L. Kittleson
Date: 9/8/2018 at 16:24:08

Doris Butler, 90, of Waterloo, Iowa, died Friday, September 7, 2018, at Friendship Village.

Doris was born October 26, 1927, in Greene, Iowa, the daughter of Garth and Hazel Wright Butler. She graduated from Greene High School in 1946; attended Wheaton College 1946‑47; and West Suburban Hospital from 1946‑50 where she obtained her RN.

Doris was a Registered Nurse in Eugene, Oregon for 8 years. She moved back to Waterloo in 1965 where she taught at Allen College and worked as a RN at Allen Memorial Hospital. She then worked at Schoitz and Covenant Hospitals where she held various management positions and served as an instructor and administrator. She retired from nursing after 37 years as the Director of Special Services in 1987.

She was a faithful and active member of Walnut Ridge Baptist Church.

Doris is survived by a brother John Butler of Madison, Wisconsin; a sister-in-law Shirley Butler of Greene. She is also survived by 3 nephews: Phil (Jeannette) Butler of Colfax, Dave Butler of Madison, Wisconsin; and Steve (Caralyn) Butler of Park View; two nieces, Janell (Frank) Wojtowicz of New Brighton, Minnesota and Elizabeth (Charles) Clute, Snellville, Georgia; four great-nephews: Charles (Lydia) Clute, Jonathan Clute, Christopher Clute, and Thomas Butler; and three great-nieces: Holly (Ryan) Jochims, Melinda (Nicholas) Harshbarger, Hannah Butler.

Doris is preceded in death by her parents; a brother Paul Butler; a sister‑in‑law Gail Butler; a niece, Kristin Butler; and great‑nephew, Dale Butler.

Services:
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Walnut Ridge Baptist Church, 1307 W Ridgeway Ave., Waterloo

Cemetery:
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Rose Hill Cemetery, Greene, Iowa

Memorials:
Walnut Ridge Baptist Church or Friendship Village Auxiliary

SOURCE: Locke Funeral Home website


 

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