Photo courtesy of photographer Chuck James
(January 3, 1916 - March 22, 2002)
The Lusk Herald
Doris Evelyn Alexander
Doris Alexander was the daughter of Clifford Grey and Edith Belle Lindley. She was born in Bedford, Iowa, Jan. 2, 1916. She graduated from Manville High School in Manville. She loved to play basketball as a child and played her entire four-year career at Manville High.
She married Alvin George Alexander on July 18, 1933, in Hot Springs, S.D. Alvin and Doris owned and operated a ranch south of Manville and Doris was employed as a cook by the Manville school system for 27 years. She touched the lives of many children, always providing a warm meal and a kind word. She was active in the church and many community organizations in the area. After Doris and Alvin retired, they moved to Lusk and lived there until moving to Torrington.
Doris' friendly attitude and zeal for conversation will long be remembered by the many people who knew her. More important than her gift of friendliness might be her overwhelming desire to help those in need. Mrs. Alexander will be remembered for her kind heart and being the type of mother and grandmother that every child in this world needs.
Doris is survived by her husband, Alvin of Torrington; her son Eldon and his wife Sonja of Manville, daughters Billie and husband Bob Park of Sun City, Ariz., and Carol and husband Jim Mueller of Torrington; eight grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren and a sister Margorie Lee of Torrington.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and two sisters.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. March 26 at Cicmanec Funeral home in Lusk, with Pastor Mark Lohr officiating. Interment followed at the Manville Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society.
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