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Doris King, 84

Published 4:46pm Saturday, April 27, 2013

Doris Eileen King, 84, of Carlton, formerly of Cloquet, Minn., passed away on April 23, 2013.

Doris King
Doris King

She was born May 18, 1928, in Austin, Minn., to Vivian and Gertrude (Adams) Duffy. Doris attended St. Augustine High School, studied nursing in Rochester, and then was employed at the telephone switchboard at Hormel in Austin.

Doris married Warren E. King Aug. 7, 1948, at Queen of Angels Church in Austin. They transferred to Cloquet with Weyerhaeuser in 1961. They lived in Stillwater from 1980 until retiring in 1986, when they moved to Carlton. They were winter snowbirds in California and Arizona from 1986 to 2000.

Her hobbies included reading, jigsaw and word puzzles, sewing, crocheting, knitting and crafts. She especially enjoyed baking, and visiting family and friends.

Doris is survived by her husband Warren; children: Sandra (Ned Street) King of California, Gary King of Minnesota, Laurel (Tomoko Iwai) King of Hawaii, and Julia (John) Graham of Minnesota; grandchildren: David, Rachel, and Katie Graham of Minnesota, Matthew Kingstreet of California, and Kai and Riku Iwai-King of Hawaii; step grandchildren Jennifer, Jessica, and Joshua Voeltz of Minnesota; three great-grandchildren; and her sister Agnes (Steven) Mocsny of California.

The family will receive friends on Monday, May 20, 2013, from 1 to 2 p.m. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial in St. Francis Catholic Church, 31 County Road 1, Carlton, Minn. To leave an online condolence for Doris’ family please visit Arrangements with Handevidt Funeral & Cremation Service, Cloquet, 218-879-4636.

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