Lake City – Doris Astleford, 93, passed away peacefully Friday, November 27, 2020 surrounded family at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital in Lake City. Funeral services will be held at a later date.
Doris was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years Harold, parents Henry and Francis Stevenson, brothers Elvin and Dale Laumbach, sister Freida Stevenson, son Ricky, granddaughters Amy and Ashley, and several great-grandchildren.
Doris is survived by her children Kathy (Stretch) Otto of Lake City, Ed (Carma) Astleford of Glidden, Becky (Bill) Ahrens of Lake City, Cindy (Chris) Gantz of Sharon, OK, Chris (Mike) Moulds of Corydon, Kim (Gerd) Johnson of Carroll and Pat (Mark) Bushman of Lake City, 18 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Doris was born on September 12, 1927. She married Harold Astleford on March 1, 1946 in Lake City, Iowa. Their first home was in Volero, CA where Harold served in the United States Navy.
After Harold’s military service was completed they returned to Lake City. Doris spent several years in the medical field assisting the aging and infirm.
Doris spent many years building a loving family for her husband and children. Her hobbies included quilting, crochet, knitting and needlework.