Doris Van Wagner, age 80, of Tecumseh, formerly of Morenci, Mich, died Nov. 9, 2010 at Toledo Hospital. Doris was born March 17, 1930, in Morenci, Mich to Russell and Florence (Elarton) Fletcher. She graduated from Morenci High School in 1948. On Jan. 10, 1954, she married Hal Van Wagner and he survives. She was employed as the County Secretary for the Farm Bureau Organization and retired in 1995.
She was an avid traveler and enjoyed camping with her husband and family and spending three to four months every winter in Florida. Her many hobbies included exercising, needlepoint, shopping, reading and spending time with her family. She will be greatly missed but forever held in the hearts of her loved ones.
In addition to her husband, Hal, she is survived by a son, Mark (Debbie) Van Wagner of Dollar Bay, Mich.; two daughters, Lynda (Jim) Schumacher of Brooklyn, Mich., and Kelly (Ryan) Roesler of Tecumseh, Mich.; one brother, Neil (Jean) Fletcher of Tallahassee, Fla., and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Lyle Fletcher of Orlando, Fla.
Memorial services will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, Morenci, with Rev. Jack Cahill and Pastor Jack Mannschreck officiating. By her request, cremation will take place prior to memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Congregational United Church of Christ, Morenci, Mich., or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P. O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, Tenn., 38148.
Arrangements were entrusted to the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh. Condolences to the family may be made online at www.pursefuneralhome.com.