Katherine D. ‘Kathy’ Doring

Katherine D. “Kathy” Doring

MANKATO — Katherine D. “Kathy” Doring, 90, of Mankato, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at the Good Samaritan Society — Stillwater.

Funeral service is 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mankato. Burial is in Woodland Hills Memorial Park in Mankato. Visitation is one hour prior to the service at the church. Mankato Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Kathy was born Dec. 20, 1921, to Ralph L. and Dorothy A. (Bell) Brown in Star Prairie, Wis. She was confirmed into the Lutheran Faith on April 10, 1941, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in New Richmond, Wis.

Kathy married Marvin A. Doring on June 7, 1942, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in New Richmond. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, the church choir, church auxiliary and study guild.  She was a past extension leader. Katherine enjoyed music, decorating, floral design, and sewing.

Kathy is survived by her daughter, Dawn (Ronald) Melcher of Hugo; two sons, Gary (Ursula) Doring of Oakland, Calif., and Greg Doring of Mankato; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Jeannette (Orville) Rivard of New Richmond, and nieces and nephews.

Kathy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Marvin in 2003; son, Larry Doring; a granddaughter, Rachel Campbell; sister, Mae Stalker; and brother, Ralph Brown.