Doris died Wednesday, March 17, 2010, at Country Side Estates in Cherokee, where she had been a resident since February 2, 2010.
Doris Elaine Laursen, the daughter of Nis and Signe (Miller) Laursen, was born February 11, 1937,in Cherokee. She attended school in Cherokee, graduating in 1955. She worked as a secretary for a number of area businesses, including Bargloff & Company in Storm Lake. Doris volunteered at the churches in the various places she lived. She enjoyed her cats and crocheting.
Preceding Doris in death were her parents; three brothers - Ervin, Darrel, and Verle Laursen; two sisters - Betty Deirs and Margaret Laursen;and two brothers-in-law, Charles Neustrom, and Robert Foran.
Survivors include three sisters, Mary Neustrom of Eureka, Cal., Verna Sethman of Custer, SD, and Sharon Foran of Cedar Rapids; two brothers, Nis Jr. and Jo Laursen of Meriden, and Norman and Dorothy Laursen of Sutherland; one brother-in-law,Ted Deirs of Rush City,Minn.; and many nieces and nephews.