Doris E. Laursen Sept. 4, 1919 - Mar. 17, 2010

Monday, March 22, 2010

Funeral services for Doris E. Laursen, 73, of Cherokee, formerly of Spencer and Rush City, Minn., were held Thursday, March 18, 2010, at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia with Pastor Missy Brown officiating. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia was in charge of arrangements.

Doris died Wednesday, March 17, 2010, at Country Side Estates in Cherokee, were she had been a resident since Feb. 2, 2010.

Doris Elaine Laursen was born Feb. 11, 1937, the daughter of Nis and Signe (Miller) Laursen in Cherokee. She attended school in Cherokee, graduating in 1955.She worked as a secretary for a number of 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, Calif., Verna Sethman of Custer, S.D., 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.