Doris M. Fahrenbruch

Friday, May 30, 2008

Sept. 3, 1920 - May 29, 2008

Doris Mary Fahrenbruch died Thursday, May 29, 2008, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook at the age of 87.

She was born in McCook on Sept. 3, 1920 to Floyd M. and Doris M. (Jennings) Covert. She grew up in Culbertson and attended school there, graduating from the Culbertson High School in 1938.

She married Harry P. Fahrenbruch on June 16, 1940 in Culbertson. They were blessed with two sons, David and Dennis. They spent most of their married life on their farm north of Culbertson.

Doris enjoyed the many groups she was involved in including; Trinity United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Methodist Choir, and Help-A-Lot Club. She was also a lifetime member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Doris Covert; and husband, Harry P. Fahrenbruch on May 16, 1997.

She is survived by her two sons, David Fahrenbruch and wife, Delores of McCook and Dennis Fahrenbruch of Culbertson; one sister, Marjorie Schlegel of McCook; granddaughters, Judy, Anne, Christine, Nanette, and Amy; five great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in her name.

Visitation will be Monday 9 a.m. -- 8 p.m. Friends may sign her book at the funeral home or send condolences online at

Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 3, 2008, 11 a.m., at Trinity United Methodist Church in Culbertson, with Rev. Richard Melano officiating. Burial will be in the Culbertson Cemetery.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.