Alexander Doering, 29

Alexander “Alex” Keith Doering, age 29, of Brownton, passed away Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at his home in Brownton.

He was born June 1, 1987, in Hutchinson, the son of Keith Doering and Barb (Ritchey) Doering. Alex was baptized as an infant, and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth May 20, 2001, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brownton.

Alex received his education in Brownton, and was a graduate of the McLeod West High School class of 2005.

Alex’s daughter, Brynlee was born Sept. 3, 2014. Alex loved spending time with his daughter.

He lived in the Brownton area his whole life.

Alex was a full-time farmer, and farmed mostly with his Dad, and Grandpa Norm, who was a very influential person in his life. He was also a professional truck driver, and worked construction.

Alex was a lifetime member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brownton.

He enjoyed snowmobiling, hunting, motocross, and fishing. He loved his farm and spent a lot of time working to make it his own.

His daughter, Brynlee was his pride and joy. He loved spending time with her, including doing chores on the farm and playing in the yard. He loved her with all of his heart.

Alex is survived by his daughter, Brynlee June Doering; father, Keith Doering of Brownton; mother Barb Doering and her significant other, Curt Valen of Hutchinson; siblings Tyler Doering of Darwin, and Karleen Doering and her significant other, Matt Fox, of Hutchinson; grandparents Norman Doering and his significant other, Jean Anderson, Carol Doering, all of Brownton, and Beverly and Jody Schulze of Hutchinson; and many other relatives and friends.

Alex was preceded in death by his grandpa, Joe Ritchey; cousins Megan Ritchey and Mike Kokesh; and other loved family and friends.

Funeral services took place Friday, Jan. 27 at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brownton. Interment will be in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery at a later date.

There was visitation Thursday, Jan. 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, and continuing Friday, one hour prior to the service at the church.

Arrangements were with the Dobratz-Hantge Chapel in Hutchinson.

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