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Doris Gladus Petersen McKinney

Friday, June 14, 2002

CURTIS -- Doris Gladus Petersen McKinney, 83, died Wednesday (June 12, 2002) at her home in Curtis.

She was born Dec. 15, 1918, to Nels and Dorthea (Jensen) Petersen in Curtis.

In 1943, she married John Y. McKinney. Before she retired in 1982, she held various positions including a rural school teacher, a secretary, bookkeeper, a furniture salesperson and interior decorator.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John in 1972; one brother, Harry; and one sister, Vera.

Survivors include one daughter, Karen and husband, James Bradshaw of Garner, N.C.; one son, Dr. David C. McKinney of Escondido, Calif.; one sister, Elna Kibben of Curtis; one sister-in-law, Mae Petersen of North Platte; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Curtis with the Rev. Richard S. Sykes officiating. Burial will be at the Curtis Cemetery.

Visitation will be today until 5 p.m.

Blase-Wetzel Funeral Home of Curtis is in charge of arrangements.