Doris A. Lubbers, age 81, died Wednesday evening, July 10, 2013, at the Meade District Hospital, Meade, Kansas.
She was born May 25, 1932, at Bucklin, Kansas, the daughter of Troy and Mina (Fulton) Davis. As a young girl, she attended the Kingsdown school system, graduating from Kingsdown High School in 1950. She later attended beautician school in Dodge City, Kansas.
On August 14, 1954, she married Allen E. Lubbers at the Presbyterian Church in Kingsdown. Later in 1955, the couple moved to Plains where she worked as a beautician and as the head cook for the Plains Grade School. After their retirement, the couple enjoyed traveling, spending the winters in Bullhead City, Arizona, and returning to Plains in the summer and fall.
She was a member of the Plains First Baptist Church, attended the Young at Heart, and a former member of the Moose Lodge. She enjoyed playing cards, sewing, working puzzles, and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by:
Her children, Paula Lubbers of Meade, Kansas
Karla Short and husband Bill of Bela Vista, Arkansas
Gilford Lubbers and wife Marta of Dripping Springs, Texas
Three sisters, Lola Mae Shea of Salina, Kansas
Jennie Miller of Cordell, Oklahoma
Lavonne Ellis of Kingsdown, Kansas
Eight grandchildren Sixteen great-grandchildren
She is preceded in death by her husband on August 22, 2010, and a son Michael Lubbers on March 17, 2009.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013, at the Plains First Baptist Church, with the Reverend Neal Foster presiding. Friends may call from 12:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Sunday and from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Monday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow in the Plains Cemetery, Plains.
The family would welcome memorials to the First Baptist Church in care of the funeral home.