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Doris A. Holbrook, age 93 of Mankato formerly of Janesville, passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Mankato.
Private family services were held at Woodland Hills Funeral Chapel. Interment was at Woodland Hills Memorial Park.
Doris Anne was born on March 21, 1924 to Henry and Amanda (Schauer) Benning in Mankato, Minnesota. She attended Immanuel Lutheran School. Doris was united in marriage to Paul F. Holbrook on April 3, 1940 in Mason City, Iowa. She was a loving wife and mother who enjoyed homemaking, growing African Violets and fishing. Doris loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by her sons, Paul V. (Barb) Holbrook of Big Lake and Douglas R. Holbrook of Brainerd; daughter-in-law, Joann Holbrook of Appleton, WI; grandchildren, Thomas (Peggy), Michael, Richard (Dawnette), Nicholas, Taya (Bob) and Amy (Michael); great- grandchildren, Zachary, Jacob, Lucas, Shawn, Nathan, Chantal, Richard, Grace, Alexis and Justice (Damian); great great grandchildren; Otto, Andrew, Raven and Carter; many nieces nephews and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul F. Holbrook on February 5, 2004; son, Ronald Holbrook; 4 sisters; 4 brothers.
Published on October 6, 2017
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