Doris N. Wagoner died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2004, in Walla Walla, Wash., of a stroke. She was 87.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, at the First Christian Church in Waitsburg, Wash. Mrs. Wagoner's ashes will be interred in the Waitsburg Cemetery.
Mrs. Wagoner was born Nov. 18, 1916, in Waitsburg. She was a housewife and mother who enjoyed cooking, sewing, oil painting, gardening, berry picking and long walks.
"Doris had a zest for life. She enjoyed having spirited conversations with friends, and especially with her late husband. Doris enjoyed long walks with her close friend, Julie, and anyone else who could keep up with her. Among her hobbies, cooking was her No. 1 love, and anyone who tasted her pastries, especially the doughnuts, would agree she was a top-notch cook," her family said.
"Doris will always have a special place in the hearts of all those who knew her."
Mrs. Wagoner was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Wagoner.
She is survived by her son, Robert Wagoner of Soldotna; son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Dorothy Wagoner of Kenai; grandchildren, James Wagoner, Scott Wagoner, William Wagoner and Tammy Jacobson, all of Bothell, Wash., Celina Wagoner of Kennewick, Wash., Dawn Brighton and her husband, Ted, of Kenai and Denise Engberg and her husband, Bill, of Desert Hot Springs, Calif.; great-grandchildren, William and Joseph Brighton of Kenai; brothers, Frank Brown and his wife, Hazel, of Waitsburg, and Bill Brown and his wife, Mari, and Bob Brown and his wife, Elma, all of Walla Walla; and sisters, Elena and her husband, Bob Perry, of Walla Walla and Lucille Kostechka of Heppner, Ore.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Washington Odd Fellows Home, where Mrs. Wagoner was living at the time of her death, at 534 Boyer, Walla Walla, WA 99362.
Arrangements were made by Mountain View Funeral Chapel in Walla Walla.
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