Doris May Gaffer, age 87, of Rockford, passed away Monday, May 21, 2018, at the Park View Care Center in Buffalo.
A memorial service will take place Friday, May 25 at 1 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Chapel in Delano, with a gathering of family and friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.
Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.
Doris was born Aug. 13, 1930, in Stewart, MN, to Conrad and Laura (Rassmussen) Karg.
She worked over 40 years as a secretary, many of them at Reuter, Inc., where she retired.
Doris was a volunteer at Crossroads Animal Shelter.
She loved spending time with her family, shopping, food/cooking, gardening/flowers, reading, and bus trips to the casino.
Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Miles “Mike”; parents, Conrad and Laura; and two brothers, Donald Karg and Robert Karg.
She is survived by her children, Ricky (Lori) Koester, Lori (David) Lipinski, and Lisa Heiskary; seven grandchildren: Justin Heiskary, Shawn (Anna) Koester, Angela Heiskary, Kellie (Matt) Dubay, Jenna (Brandon) Barhorst, Aaron Lipinski and Cort Carlson; and four great grandchildren: Jayden, Bentley, Brycen, and Connor.
Doris is further survived by brothers James Karg, and LeRoy (Darlene) Karg; special friend Annette, and her dog Shelly; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.