Kathryn Doescher

Posted Online: March 24, 2013, 8:24 pm
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Kathryn J. Doescher, 83, of Fulton, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at Alverno, Clinton, Iowa.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Second Reformed Church, Fulton. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Bosma-Renkes, Fulton. Burial is at Fulton Township Cemetery.
Surviving are her husband, Robert; children, Deb Dykstra, Donna Green, Fulton, Gail Wiersema, Albany, Dawn Benson, Mike, Clinton, Robert, Morrison; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchldren; one great-great-grandchild; brother, Paul Huizenga, Clinton.


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