Doris E. Kirby died on September 3, 2013, in her sleep at the Beehive Assisted Living in McCleary, Washington. She was born in Lebanon, South Dakota.
Doris is survived by a sister, Marilee E. Lewis of McCleary, Wash. and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Harold Kirby; mother, Minnie Kirby; sister, Marjrie Crane, Amy Crane and Iris Crane; and brothers, William and Wilford Kirby.
The Kirby family moved west to Olympia, Wash. during the Depression. She helped raise many children and families. Oakhurst Nursing Home in Elma was the last job she had before it was closed by the State of Washington.
A funeral service will be held at the McCleary VFW, 158 N. Summit Rd. at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 14, 2013. Family, friends and neighbors are welcome to attend.