Doris Kearney Obituary

Doris Jean Kearney
Doris Jean Kearney
Doris Jean Kearney

May 8, 1926 - March 30, 2014
Born in Naples, S.D
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Doris Jean (Clark) Kearney Des Moines, Iowa formerly of Cedar Rapids.

Doris Jean Kearney was born on May 8, 1926 and died on March 30, 2014. She is survived by her daughter and son-in- law, Roxanne and David Hauge along with her grandsons Andrew (Annie) Hauge and Matthew Hauge. Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Evan, her son, Jeffrey and her parents David and Grace Clark.

Doris was born in Naples, South Dakota. She graduated from Atkins High School in Iowa in May 1944. Doris worked as a typist in the Stenographic and Accounting Department at Iowa Electric Light and Power Company in Cedar Rapids.

She was united in marriage to Evan Kearney on August 16, 1947. Doris was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church and had many fond memories of the activities she participated in at the church. She maintained a life long membership there. Doris was also a life member of St. Luke's Methodist Hospital Auxiliary. Later, she became a homemaker and devoted her love and time to her family and home. Her many interests consisted of involvement in her children's activities, ballroom dancing with Evan, basketball both as a participant in High School and later as a Hawkeye fan, traveling with her family, reading, playing games and enjoying music. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Doris and Evan moved to Des Moines in 1984. They became associate members of West Des Moines United Methodist Church.

Memorial services will be 10:00 a.m Wednesday April 2, 2014 at Dunn's funeral home on Grand Ave. The family will greet friends one hour prior to service time. Private burial will take place at Linwood Cemetery in Cedar Rapids.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Scottish Rite Park Health Care Center. Online condolences may be made to

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Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
10:00 AM


Scottish Rite Park
2909 Woodland Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312