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Obituary: Doris R. Kapper

Doris R. Kapper, age 86, died Aug. 12, 2010, at Good Samaritan Care Center in Prescott Valley. She was born Feb. 21, 1924, in St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of Albert and Mary (Busch) O'Hern.

Doris moved to Prescott in 1987 from Decatur, Ill., where she had been an assistant to the purchasing agent at St. Mary's Hospital. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where she was a part of the Fun Bunch. She was also a volunteer at the Bob Stump VA Hospital. Doris liked to read, travel, and add to her collection of coin banks, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her friends.

Doris is survived by her husband of 62 years, Cletus "Dick"; son, Ronald, (Nadine) Kapper of Grass Valley, Calif.; daughter, Rosemary "Cookie" (Larry) Kane of Joliet, Ill.; step-grandson, Brad (Janie) Kane; and step-great grandchildren, Brandon and Cooper of Decatur, Ill.

A celebration Mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 150 Fleury in Prescott.

Private inurnment will be at Mountain View Cemetery.

Memorials in Doris' name may be made to Yavapai Dialysis, 3605 Ranch Drive, Prescott, AZ 86303 or a charity of your choice.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral home is assisting the family.

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