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Doris Coulson Lamoni

Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 10:40 a.m. CDT

Doris Coulson, 86, of Lamoni died April 1, 2014, at home in Lamoni.

Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5, at Slade-O’Donnell Funeral Home in Leon. The Rev. Max Carmichael officiated. Burial was in Decatur Cemetery at Decatur. Memorials may be given to the Mount Ayr office of Hospice of Central Iowa.   

Doris Delene Coulson, daughter of Bernice Ivena (Shields) and Laurence Frederick Borrusch, was born Feb. 14, 1928, in Tingley.

Doris grew up in Tingley and graduated from Tingley High School.

On Sept. 8, 1955, she eloped and married Kenneth Coulson in Lamoni. The family lived on a farm south of Leon and later in town and in Lamoni.

Doris was a homemaker.

Doris is survived by her children, Kris (husband Jim) Peddicord of Osceola, Kendall (wife Anna) Coulson of Kansas City, Mo., Kathlene “Kate” Coulson of Lamoni and Karyn (husband Ed) Malcom of Bella Vista, Ark.; grandchildren, Jamie (husband Cody) Hutzell of Osceola, John Peddicord of Osceola, Joanna Peddicord of Chattanooga, Tenn., April Durgin of Bella Vista, Ark., and Ami (husband Aaron) Ricketts of Illinois City, Ill.; great-grandchildren, Ezekiel and Elijah Hutzell and one on-the-way, and Ryan Ricketts; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents, husband in April 2000, brother Lloyd Deane Borrusch; and sisters, Barbara Borrusch and Betty Mason.

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