DIGHTON — Norma R. Doll, 85, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Wichita.

DIGHTON — Norma R. Doll, 85, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Wichita.

She was born March 12, 1929, in St. Paul, to Charles and Myrtle Horton Thompson. She graduated from Parsons High School in Parsons.

On Oct. 3, 1949, she married Wayne L. Doll in Great Bend. He died Jan. 31, 2007. She also was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Robert Doll; and a sister, Peggy Bonneau.

After her marriage, Mrs. Doll moved to Lane County and helped her husband on the farm. She returned to Dighton in 2008.

Survivors include two sons, Gary and Steve Doll, both of Hays; two daughters, Wanel Elliott of Maize, and Leah Shapland of Dighton; five sisters, Dorothy Newton and Francis Laue, both of Topeka, Erma Bush and Patsy Marquardt, both of Parsons, and Charlene Abbott of Silver Lake; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandsons.

Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Dighton. Burial will be at Dighton Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation hours are noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Boomhower Funeral Home, Dighton. Condolences may be posted at wwwgarnandfuneralhomes.com. Memorials are suggested to Lane County Library, in care of the funeral home, Box 891, Dighton, KS 67839.


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