Doris L. Klancher, age 97, lifelong resident of Hibbing died Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at Hillcrest Alice in Hibbing. She was born March 21, 1922, in Hibbing the daughter of Alvin and Lilli (Christianson) Strehlow. She attended the North Hibbing Schools. She was united in marriage to Eddie Simonich in 1943, and following his death to Frank Klancher in 1963.
Doris worked as a Telephone Operator in North Hibbing, and then as a Dental Assistant for Dr. Baker. She later worked at L&M Supply in Hibbing. She was a member of the Hibbing Alliance Church and the VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing and the occasional trip to the casino.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; daughter: Leah Olson; grandsons: Matthew Simonich and Daniel Sinnott; and sisters: Joyce James and Lois McGowan.
She is survived by her son: Eddie Simonich; granddaughters: Jenna Fillman and Erica Simonich; great-granddaughters: Bianca “Tobi” Fillman and Carlyn Fillman; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
The family would like to extend its appreciation to the staff of Hillcrest Alice.
A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at 11:00 am at the Anderson-Daniels Funeral Home Chapel. The Reverend Kevin Norton will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Hibbing Park “Maple Hill” Cemetery.
Family Services are provided by Anderson-Daniels, a Bauman Family Funeral Home, in Hibbing. To express condolences on-line please see: www.baumanfuneralhome.com.
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