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Doris Feuchtwanger

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Doris V. Feuchtwanger age 91 of Waverly, formerly of Frederika, passed away Monday, September 19, 2016, at the Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community in Waverly. A private family service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 24, 2016, at Hugeback Johnson Funeral Home - Olson Chapel in Nashua with Betty Schmudlack presiding. Friends may greet the family 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Friday, September 23, 2016, at Hugeback Johnson Funeral Home - Olson Chapel in Nashua. Doris Vivian Feuchtwanger was born July 16, 1925, in rural Bremer County, IA, the daughter of Ray and Alma (Hocke) Muench. She attended country school and graduated from high school in Cedar Falls in 1943. Doris continued her education at Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls where she earned a teaching certificate. She taught at Billtown Country School for two years. Doris married Stanley Feuchtwanger on December 9, 1945, at her parents' home. To this union two daughters, Diana and Judy were born. The couple purchased a farm on the Bremer County line. Doris spent many hours tending her garden and flowers, preparing countless meals for hired men, and helped in the fields when needed. They lived on the farm for 30 years before moving to Frederika. Doris enjoyed decorating cakes, quilting, crocheting, painting and coloring. She was a very talented artist and created many beautiful things. Doris sewed 1,000 teddy bears for the terminally ill in hopes to brighten there day. She enjoyed making candy and created a candy business out of her home. The couple spent over 20 years wintering in Florida together. Doris is survived by two daughters, Diana (Lawrence) Konkle of Sun Prairie, WI, Judy (Gerald) Gress of Waverly, IA; four grandchildren, Darby (Carol) Cooper, Andrew (Lisa) Konkle, Annette (Matthew) Riese, Jessica (Spencer) Carfrae; four great-grandchildren, Drew Carfrae, Adam Riese, Liam Riese, Riley Cooper; two sisters, Donna Kernik of Minneapolis, MN, Shirley Beam of Minneapolis, MN. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Stanley in 2014; one son in infancy; grandson, Joshua Cooper; two brothers, Bob and Delbert Muench; sister, Carole Edson.

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  1. We, the residents of Fort Dade Park, Dade City, Florida wish to express our sincere sympathy to the family of Doris Feuchtwanger. Doris and Stanley were wonderful friends and neighbors to everyone in the park. Their kindness and generosity will always be remembered. Thoughts and prayers to all of you as we remember Doris. Sincerely, Ft. Dade Residents.

  2. We send our sincere sympathy to your family. We live at Ft. Dade Park, and Doris was our friend and neighbor for many years. We are so sorry for your loss. We cherish wonderful memories of your parents. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sincerely, Brenda and Carl Moody, Ft. Dade Park, Dade City, Florida.

  3. Diana and Judy, we share in your loss, and will always have warm memories of both of your parents. Our thoughts are with you. Carmi and Ann Marie Dooly

  4. I can still remember the Frederika Follies in their shop. Been a long time ago, but always a good memory of your grandparents and their awesome Frederika house.

  5. Dearest Doris you always welcomed us in Florida when we visited our folks. You & Stanley in my heart I am certain you are together now resting with peace and love in the shadow of our great almighty thank you for loving our family, all the happy times together & for blessing so many . Dear sweet Doris it is our great loss & yet heavins great gain… love you :heart:

  6. Oh Doris, you were such a inspiration! Such a really lovely lady. Her chocolates were a real delight! RIP love to all family members!

  7. A beautiful lady inside and out! She was a great mentor for me and made a huge impact on how I lived my life. God has a special place for this dear lady.

  8. My prayers go out to the Feuchtwanger family….Miss Doris will be missed. The memory I have is that she did my ring bearer pillows for my wedding and my parent would spent time with them when they came to florida

  9. Many memories made in the hood. Loved that they were a large part of them. My memory of both of them was watching their beautiful home being build right across from us. Very very kind people

  10. My sympathy to the Feuchtwanger family on your loss of Doris! My favorite memory was spending our birthday’s together and the turtles each year. Doris was a very dear friend to me and will be missed! Jerry Zipse Frederika, Iowa

  11. Prayers to the family! I feel very best to have know her and her family. Grew up around them in the hood. A fun memory was watching their beautiful home being built right across from us. She was such a kind beautiful lady! RIP

  12. Doris was a great woman, her candies were the best. Frederika misses her and will continue to miss her. Out thoughts and prayers are with her family. John and Diane {Brase} Dockendorf

  13. I have great memories of the trip we took our Senior year with Grandma Doris and Grandpa Stan. I will always cherish them!

  14. Diana and Judy and your extended family: We have every reason to believe brother Stan and Sister Doris are together again. They both lived the kind of lives we know believers have every reason to expect the afterlife that is beyond the one we live on this earth. We all know when our time comes, we hope we can all be united again. What a pleasant thought to help sustain us. Love to all, Ralph/Shirley and family

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