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Doris Mae (Voth) Harris

Sept. 26, 1930 – March 11, 2020 Doris Mae (Voth) Harris

Doris Mae (Voth) Harris was born on Sept. 26,1930 in Thief River Falls, Minn. and passed away peacefully on March 11, 2020 at Sacred Heart Riverbend Hospital in Springfield, surrounded by her loving family. She was 89 years old.
Doris grew up on the family farm in Holt, Minn. with her older siblings, Gertrude and Fredrick. She attended school in Holt and Thief River Falls and attended St. John’s School of Nursing in Red Wing Minnesota, graduating in 1951.She continued her nursing career in Thief River Falls and in 1980 Doris relocated to Los Banos, Calif. to finish out her career.
Outside of her profession, Doris enjoyed most outdoor activities such as tending to her garden, bird-watching and walking. She was also an avid reader with a large collection of books. Her most favored pastime was her genealogy research on her family that migrated from Germany for which she has extensive documentation.Doris was also involved with the Lutheran church, and attended services regularly and in the end, as she was able to.
Doris is survived by her son, Daniel Harris, of Grygla, Minn.; daughter, Robin (Harris) Toscano, of Los Banos Calif.; daughter, Kelly Harris-Rolicheck, of Cottage Grove; grandchildren, Lauren Hughes, Andrew Hughes, Jacob Toscano, Jeremy Toscano and Jonas Toscano; and great grandchildren, Austin and Addison Toscano.
Doris is preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Anna Voth; brother, Frederick Voth; and sister, Gertrude Nyvall.



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