Doris H. Knutson, age 77 of Marengo, Iowa, died Friday, September 19, 2014 at Rose Haven Nursing Home. Memorial Services: 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, First United Methodist Church, Marengo with Rev. Matt German officiating.  The family will receive friends on Tuesday after 9:00 A.M. until service time, at the church. Inurnment will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.  Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo is assisting the family with arrangements.

She is survived by her sons, Kevin Knutson (Jill Jaunty) of Chattanooga, TN, and Keith Knutson (Angela) of Reidsville, NC; two grandchildren, Kristina Nice (Nick) of Omaha, NE, and Nicholas Knutson of Reidsville; a brother John Moore (Victoria) of Marengo; a niece Tiffany Dale; and a nephew Patrick Dale.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister, Susanna Moore.

Doris Harriet Mardel Moore was born September 1, 1937 in Depew, Iowa, , the daughter of Henry Lewis and Charlotte Hohensee Moore.  She attended the independence #9 School in Depew until 1955. She attended Augustana Academy in Canton, SD, and then Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD.  Doris worked at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for many years in the Medical Records Department.  She retired from there in 1994. Following retirement, she  worked with REA in Conroy for a short time.

Doris was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Marengo, and enjoyed her work with the Henry Moore Barn Museum in South Amana.

Doris was loved by her family and friends and will be missed by all who knew her.




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