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Doris Herrick

1932 - 2020

Doris Elaine Herrick age 87 of Hillman passed away on January 6, 2020 at Medilodge of Hillman surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on November 11, 1932, in Rust Township to William and Ida (Bauer) Pfeiffer.

Doris married Stanley Edward Herrick on August 9, 1952 at St. John Lutheran Church in Hillman. Doris was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and enjoyed reading, golfing, crocheting, and gardening. Doris loved fresh flowers and was often teased about having more flowers than vegetables in her garden. She was a hardworking farmer’s wife working beside her husband of 67 years. She was a gentle caregiver, catering to every need of her husband and children. In her later years, she especially enjoyed working on puzzles, feeding and watching the birds and hummingbirds outside her windows, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Ann Wright, Stanley W. Herrick, John (Janelle) Herrick, and Lydia Walker all of Hillman; Laurie (Wayne) Parkin of Houston, Texas; and Lynnette (Brad) Thompson of Sebring, Florida. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley E. Herrick; parents, William and Ida Pfeiffer; eight brothers, August Fred, Garnet, William, Earl, Arnold, Calvin, Gordon, and Maurice; two sisters, Georgina Pearl Cameron and Opal Graichen; grandson, Chad Adams; and a son-in-law, Dennis Walker.

Friends may visit at St. John Lutheran Church in Royston on Friday, January 10th from 4-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of her funeral at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jason Mandley officiating.

Interment will take place at Montmorency Township Cemetery.

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