Dorris Jean Jenkins, age 90 of Rhinelander, March 21, 2018, at home. She was born Sept. 28, 1927, in Jacksonville, Texas to John T. and Buna (Jones) Merritt.
Dorris is survived by her daughters, Dorothy (Greg) Hoffelt of Fargo, N.D., and Judith (Ray) Wolfe of Rhinelander; three grandsons; one granddaughter; one great-grandson; sister, Bernita Gauer; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Thomas Merritt; husband, Avery; and daughter, Gloria Jean Keller.
A funeral service for Dorris will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Carlson Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be Northland Memorial Park.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, the family suggests support of a memorial established in Dorris’ name for the benefit of the “Let’s Go Fishing” program and Ascension Home Hospice Care; contributions may be directed in care of her family. (Carlson Funeral Home)