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“Melissa, Dan, Lori, and Cindie, We are sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. I'll remember Doris the way she was years ago when you were young...Read More »
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NELSON – Doris Helen Minor, 86 of Nelson, died Wednesday February 13, 2013 at Coventry Living Center, Sterling.

She was born on March 6, 1926 in Woosung Twp, near Polo, the daughter of George D. and Myrtle (Combs) Brown. She worked as a secretary at various businesses many years.

Surviving are her son, Dan (Susan) Minor of Rock Falls; three daughters: Melissa (Russell) Thompson of Nelson, Lori Castro of Littleton, CO and Cyndie (Robert) McClone of Roscoe; one sister Marge Parks of Rock Island, IL; 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; six brothers: Earl, Dale, Lester, Donald, Nevin, Lyle; and one granddaughter Jade Anne Casteneda.

Visitation will be held on Monday February 18, 2013 from 9 – 10 AM at the McDonald Funeral Home, Rock Falls. The funeral will follow at 10 AM with the Reverend Henrietta Milner, pastor of Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park.

Memorials to Passages Hospice.