- October 30, 2012
- North Ridgeville, Ohio
of Doris' Passing
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“We're mourning the loss of a close personal friend, dear caring lady, outstanding mother, loving wife to Elmer and a person who showed concern to...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Len and Juanita Pariano - OH
“I will always remember my memories with Grandma. A day will never go when I don't stop to think about her! I miss her a lot!
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“So many fond memories of a very special person and friend. All the great times at st johns with vbs and many other volunteering at the church. Elmer...Read More »
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“So very sad to have lost Doris after knowing her for 40 years. She was a wonderful mother ,wife & friend. Will always cherish the fun times we had...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Steve & Linda Kovach - Westlake, OH
“After 40+ years of friendship, there are so many memories! Long talks over morning coffee , swimming lessons with the kids, playing Euchre and...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Fred & Kaye Ristow - FL
“Keeping all of you in my prayers!! I will remember all the fun family times we have had at birthdays and First Communions. Doris's laugh and smile...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Katie Spreckelson - Greensburg, IN
Doris Ann Kress (nee Wardeberg), age 73, of North Ridgeville, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Southwest General Residential Hospice Center in Strongsville.
She was born in Barnesville, Minnesota and had been a resident of North Ridgeville for the past 13 years, moving from Columbia Station where she lived for 26 years.
Doris worked as a secretary for Columbia Middle School for 10 years, retiring in 2001.
She was a longtime member of St. John Lutheran in Strongsville and more recently at Faith Lutheran Church in Avon.
She enjoyed reading and spending time by the waterside. She spent her last several winters in Venice, Florida. Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Elmer; daughter, Debbie (Todd) Johnson of South Euclid, Laura Kress of Columbia Station; sons, Eric (Luise) Kress of Macedonia, Dan (Katie) Kress of Spencer; 9 grandchildren; brother George E. (Deanna) Wardeberg of Naples, Florida.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George A. and Antonia Wardeberg.
Visitations Friday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Rd., N. Ridgeville. Services will be Saturday 10 AM at Faith Lutheran Church, 2265 Garden Dr., Avon. Pastor David Woolsey will officiate.
Burial will be in Royalton Road Cemetery, Columbia Twp.
Memorial contributions are suggested to The Alzheimer's Assoc., PO Box 74924, Cleveland, 44194.