Doris Jane Froese, 76, of Inman passed away Feb. 15, 2013, at Hospice House, Hutchinson. She was born April 3, 1936, in Goessel the daughter of Jacob S. and Marie Dierksen Thiesen. She was a homemaker, a member of Bethel Mennonite Church, Inman, Friendship Circle and an avid quilter. She lived her life for the Lord.
On April 24, 1955, she married Waldo C. Froese at Goessel. He survives.
Other survivors include her children, Jay (Connie) Froese of Burrton, Ray (Dawn) Froese of Inman, Larry (Bev) Froese of Inman, Gary (Kris) Froese of McPherson, Dale (Dawn) Froese of McPherson, Bill (Kami) Froese of Canton; two sisters, Norma (Paul) Graber of Goessel, Janet (Jerry) Bahl of Wichita; one sister-in-law, Arlene Thiesen of Moundridge; 15 grandchildren, Jason, Matthew, Beau, Erin, Austin, Lee, Ami, Brenton, Jesse, Jonathan, Daniel, Caleb, Hannah, Kellen, Layci; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Merlin (Vera) Thiesen.
A celebration of life service will be at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at Bethel Mennonite Church with Pastor Bob Yates officiating. Burial will follow at North Inman Cemetery, Inman. Friends may call from 2 to 7 p.m. with family greeting friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Buhler Mortuary, Buhler.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to missions through Bethel Mennonite Church in care of Buhler Mortuary, 120 N. Main, Buhler, KS 67522.