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The Mexico Ledger - Mexico, MO
  • Doris Haarmann, 66, of Mexico dies

  • Obituary published Feb. 11, 2013 in The Mexico Ledger
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  • Doris Mae Haarmann, age 66, of Mexico died Friday February 8, 2013 at the University Hospital in Columbia.
    A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Brendan Catholic Church with Fr. Mark Porterfield officiating. Burial will follow at St. Brendan Cemetery.
    Visitation will be held at Arnold Funeral Home on Monday from 4:00-8:00 PM with a Prayer Service to be held at 8:00 PM.
    Doris was born on January 30, 1947 in Old Monroe, Missouri, the daughter of Francis "Dude" and Ann (Westoff) Rottger.
    In 1964 Doris graduated from St. Dominic High School in O'Fallon.
    On September 23, 1967, in Old Monroe, she was united in marriage to Allan Joseph Haarmann, who survives at the home.
    Other survivors include: three sons, Donald Kevin Haarmann and wife Kay of Jefferson City, Neal Edward Haarmann and wife Amy of Jacksonville, IL, and Gary Dean Haarmann and wife Traci of Independence; six grandchildren, Grant, Grace, Greta, Haley, Alex, and Josie Haarmann; sister, Ruth Ann Henke and husband Randy of Old Monroe; brothers, James Rottger and wife Mary Lou of Old Monroe, Dennis Rottger and wife Nancy of Old Monroe; sisters, Denise Darrish of O'Fallon, and Mary Lou Clower of Foley; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    Doris was a member of St. Brendan Catholic Church, the Ladies of St. Brendan, and the Federated Women's Club. She enjoyed volunteering at many church and school activities. She was also a 4-H group and club leader.
    Her life revolved around her family, providing for their needs with great love and care. She was known for preparing delicious meals, and many happy hours were spent lingering around her kitchen table. Her greatest joy was spending time with her children and grandchildren and all their activities.
    Doris worked at the Mexico Public Library, Miller Distributing Company, and Arlee Home Fashions, she then retired to help her husband Allan with the family businesses.
    Memorial donations are suggested to the Von Hipple-Lindau VHL Family Alliance 2001 Beacon St, Suite 208 Boston, MA 02135-7787 or St. Brendan's in care of Arnold Funeral Home 425 S. Jefferson Mexico, MO 65265.
    Online condolences may be left www.arnoldfh.com.

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