Doris Elizabeth Foland

Thursday, August 4, 2005

Doris Elizabeth Foland, 75, Kansas City, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at St. Joseph Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.

She was born Dec. 14, 1929, in Easton, Pa. Doris graduated from Easton High School in 1947 and Easton School of Nursing in 1950. She truly loved working as a registered nurse. She met her husband, Wayne R. Foland while he was stationed in the Army at Fort Devens, Mass., in 1951. They were married in 1952 and moved to Kansas City soon after. Doris was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by all whose lives she touched.

Survivors include her loving husband of 53 years, Wayne Foland, of the home; one son, Stuart Foland, and his wife, Mary, Overland Park, Kan.; one grandson, Brian Foland, and his wife, Sara, Olathe, Kan.; one granddaughter, Rachel Foland, Overland Park, Kan.; and one great-grandson, Zachary "Zack-a-boo" Foland, Olathe, Kan. She was preceded in death by her parents Frances and Stuart Pickel.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. 6, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with John Nichols officiating. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park, Nevada. The family will receive friends from 1:30-2 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association in care of Ferry Funeral Home.