Doris Bartling - September 07, 2011
Doris Delores Bartling was born to Paul and Elsie (Murphy) Johnson on April 3, 1926, south of Macy. She passed away Aug. 30, 2011, at Fountain Springs Healthcare in Rapid City, S.D., after a lingering illness due to a broken pelvis.
Memorial services were Wednesday Sept. 7, 2011, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Rapid City. Pastor Josh Jones officiated. A second service will be Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Light of the World Gospel Ministries, Main Street, Decatur, with Pastor Paul Malcomson officiating. Interment will be at the Hillcrest Cemetery, Decatur.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Edward ‘Dow’ and LaDonna Bartling, Rapid City; one daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth Jane and Steven Smidt, West Point; one brother and sister-in-law, Emmett and Shirley Johnson, Decatur; three grandchildren, Aryn Smidt, Alicia Jones, Justin Bartling Martinez and one great-grandchild, Sophia Jones.
A memorial has been established to benefit Clothe-A-Kid thru Love, Inc., of the Black Hills and/or Disabled American Veterans in memory of Doris.
Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements and condolences may be conveyed to the family at www.behrenswilson.com