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Doris Hawkins (Frederick) - Class Of 1945

Doris Jean Frederick, 91, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at her daughter’s home in Middleton.

Born in Herrin, IL, on March 16, 1927, she was the daughter of the late William and Beulah (Roberts) Hawkins. She moved to Kenosha as a young child and was educated in local schools.

On September 12, 1946, she married George Frederick. He preceded her in death on December 31, 2002.

Doris was briefly employed at Simmons in their office.  For 22 years she worked at Loeffler’s Hardware store, which later became Schaffer Hardware and Raymond Hardware. Doris was a member at First Baptist Church and participated in their “working hands” group.

Doris was an avid golfer and a longtime member of the Maplecrest Tee-ettes League.  She golfed until she was roughly 85 years old and had notably achieved two career holes-in-one.  Doris also enjoyed sewing, crafting, traveling, playing cards with her friends and spending the winters in California.

Survivors include her three daughters, Georgia DeFever (Carl) Johansson of Middleton, Gail Kranz of Kenosha, and Nancy (Rick) Franzen of Kenosha; seven grandchildren, Brett, Scott, Andy, Erica, Kyle, Reggie, and Mitchell; and eight great-grandchildren. She is further survived by one sister, Willamae Larson.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her sister, Alfreda (Andrew) Jacobson.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 15, at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park Chapel, 4300 Green Bay Road, from 11:00AM until the time of the service at 12:00 noon.  Interment will follow at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Alzheimer’s Association in Doris’ memory would be appreciated by the family.

Published in Kenosha News December 12, 2018