Doris K. Grossman of rural McCook died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, at Hillcrest Nursing Home. She was 68.
She was born Oct. 27, 1940, to Huel and Pauline (Scott) Payton in Burley, Idaho. Her family moved to McCook and she attended McCook Public Schools.
She married Billy R.Grossman in Danbury on Dec. 19, 1959. To this union three daughters were born, Billie, Terry and Jackie.
She worked as a bookkeeper with her husband at BJ's Home Satellite Business. Over the years, she also worked for the Electric Hose Plant, TRW, M & E Café, Super 8 and the Red Horse Motels. Because of her love of animals, Doris was owner and operator of a Kennel Keeping Service.
Doris enjoyed her family, especially around the holidays. She liked fishing, stockcar races, bowling and being with her cats and dogs. She loved the outdoors.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Huel and Pauline Payton; and two infant sons, Scottie and Robert Grossman.
She is survived by her husband, Billy Grossman of rural McCook; daughters, Billie Vaught of McCook, Terry Grossman and special friend, Susan Dixson of Kearney and Jackie Nitsch and husband, Mike of Hayes Center; sister, Phyllis Kotschwar and husband, Kent of McCook; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one niece; and three nephews.
Memorials may be given in her name.
The family will be present for a memorial gathering on Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, 5:30 -- 7:30 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Danbury-Marion Cemetery.
Friends may sign her book at the funeral home or send condolences online at www.carpenterbreland.com.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.