Doris J. Deis, 73, of Marshall, formerly of Gilliam, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2005, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.
Cremation. Memorial graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, at Gilliam Cemetery. Rev. Chris Weber will officiate. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association.
Born Dec. 4, 1931, in Slater, she was the daughter of the late Clarence E. and Elizabeth McMellen Peel. On June 11, 1950, in Gilliam, she married Clarence Dean Deis, who preceded her in death May 20, 1998. She was a member of Gilliam Baptist Church, and was a lifelong Saline County resident.
Survivors include one son, Chuck Deis of Gilliam; one daughter, Debbie Davis of New Bloomfield; two brothers, Donald Peel of Gilliam and Clarence L. Peel of Independence; one sister, Betty Burnett of Marshall; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.