Lives Lived

Doris Jean (Fisher) Anderson

Doris Jean (Fisher) Anderson, 76, of Bowstring, formerly from Des Moines, Iowa, died in Duluth on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, of heart failure.

Doris was born Dec. 4, 1939 in Des Moines, Iowa. She was the second of 10 children born to Albert and Mary (Meister) Fisher. She graduated from East High School in 1958. She married Gerald Anderson in October 1958. Doris had a long career caring for numerous people as a nursing assistant.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Deloris (Fisher) Fassler, and brother-in-law Alfred Anderson.

She is survived by her husband, Gerald; a daughter, Tina Makela of Rochester, three grandchildren; brothers Clifford Fisher of Des Moines and Phillip Fisher of Ankeny, Iowa; sisters, Judy Berger of Pleasant Hill, Iowa, Janette Owen of Elkhart, Iowa, Sharon Berger of Mountain Home, Arkansas, Lucy Mabis of Earlham, Iowa, Karon Green and Deborah Hagrman of Ankeny, Iowa; sister-in-law Mary Anderson of Bovey, and many nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Doris was cremated and will be buried this summer in Des Moines.