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DORIS H. GILLETTE

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DORIS H. GILLETTE

May 24, 1924May 31, 2014

Doris H. Gillette of Hermantown, passed away peacefully after a short illness surround by family, just one week after celebrating her 90th birthday.

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Doris loved and was loved by the many children in her life who knew her only as Grandma Dodo. After many years of volunteer work at a local nursing home, Doris was awarded Minnesota State Volunteer of the Year in Activities for 2004.

Most recently she chose to be a donor to the University of Minnesota Bequest Program, for which her family is very proud.

Doris is preceded in death by her husband, Charles; infant son, Gary; parents, Anton and Anna Halvorson and sisters, Nell, Ella, Ruth and Agnes.

She is survived by and deeply missed by her daughter, Cynthia (Roger Hurd) Gillette-Hurd; son, Scott (Cindy) Gillette; grandsons, Scotty, Travis and Cameron Gillette; best friend Teddy Hughes; friend and caregiver Elizabeth Eastvold; goddaughter Patricia Alander; nieces and nephews, many relatives and friends, and her puppy and companion Precious Anna.

MEMORIAL SERVICE: 2 p.m. Sunday, June 22, with visitation one hour prior in Dougherty Funeral Home. Memorials to the Animal Human Society or charity of choice. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E 2nd St. Duluth, (218) 727-3555.

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