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Doris M. Morris

May 3, 1939 April 20, 2021
Doris M. Morris
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Obituary for Doris M. Morris

Doris Marie (Barber) Morris, age 81, of Auburn, Washington (formerly of Mapleton, Iowa) passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at the St. Francis Hospital of Federal Way, Washington.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at the Armstrong-Van Houten Funeral Home of Mapleton, Iowa. Mr. Richard Carlson will officiate. Committal Services will follow in the Heisler Cemetery of Mapleton, Iowa. A Visitation will be held prior to the service from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at the Armstrong-Van Houten Funeral Home of Mapleton, Iowa. Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, masks are encouraged and social distancing rules apply.

There will be a Facebook Live of the funeral service on the Armstrong-Van Houten Funeral Homes Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/armstrongfuneral. The Armstrong-Van Houten Funeral Home of Mapleton, Iowa, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online www.armstrongfuneral.com.

In lieu of flowers memorials in Doris’ name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or online at https://www.alz.org/.

Doris Marie (Barber) Morris was born, May 3, 1939, in Mapleton, Iowa, the daughter of Delno and Norene (Luke) Barber. She was raised along with her only sibling, Deanna, by her Grandmother Clella Luke after her mother suffered an illness. She attended school and went to the United Church of Christ in Mapleton. She grew to be a devout Christian and shared her faith with all her children.
Doris worked very hard to raise her children. She held various jobs including Farmland Foods, House of Raeford, Piggly Wiggly, Wellman textile plant, and even as a nanny for a while.

She is survived by her seven children. They include three daughters: Brenda Dudley of Hemingway, SC, Becky (Donny) Seelow of Pacific, WA and Jodi Hardcastle of Hudson, NH; four sons John (Patty) Carlson of Bellevue, NE, Roger (Shirley) Carlson of Auburn, WA, Richard (Sheila) Carlson of Millington, TN and Ryan Noyes (Libby Johnson) of Reading, MA. She always told her children, “I love you all the same and I love you with all my heart!” Doris is also survived by 23 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Doris was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents, sister Deanna and grandsons Brian, Keith and Michael.

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Visitation

Tuesday

11

May

11:00 AM 5/11/2021 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 5/11/2021 1:00:00 PM
Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Home - Mapleton

210 South 5th Street
Mapleton, IA 51034

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, masks are encouraged and social distancing rules apply.

Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Home - Mapleton
210 South 5th Street Mapleton 51034 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

11

May

1:00 PM 5/11/2021 1:00:00 PM
Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Home - Mapleton

210 South 5th Street
Mapleton, IA 51034

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Live stream of the funeral service will be available at https://www.facebook.com/armstrongfuneral

Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Home - Mapleton
210 South 5th Street Mapleton 51034 IA
United States

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Heisler Cemetery Final Resting Place
United States
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