Wednesday, September 03, 2003

Obituary: Doris K (Morrison) Lynch - Class of 1936

STOUGHTON - Doris K. Lynch, age 85, of Stoughton, formerly of Madison, died on Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, at the Skaalen Sunset Home, Stoughton, following a long, debilitating struggle with osteoporosis. She was born on Nov. 11, 1917, in Verona, the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth (Marking) Morrison. She graduated from Central High School and lettered in athletics in 1936. She was a long time member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. She had many hobbies and interests including playing cards, especially euchre and dirty clubs, camping, dancing, sewing, knitting, doll making and baking. She also was an avid Packers fan and loved following Tiger Woods. Friends and family eagerly waited every Christmas for nylon scrubbies that Doris made every year. The most important thing to her was her family, Family was her main priority and always came first. She married Edward Lynch on May 23, 1940 at St. Bernard's Catholic Church. In addition to her husband, Ed, she is survived by six children, Pat (Jennifer) Lynch of Fairbanks, Alaska, Dan (Carla) Lynch of Madison, Tim Lynch of Anchorage, Alaska, Mick (Judy) Lynch of Fairbanks, Alaska, Peggy (Glenn) McCullough of Stoughton, and Larry (Lynn) Lynch of Madison; 12 grandchildren who she was very proud of and never missed an important day with them, Jason, Dinah, Dan, Beth, Jeff, Kelly, Ryan, Sean, Cory, Tony, Paul and Meghan; seven great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by a dear friend since the third grade, Ethel Hermanson. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Cyril and Roger Morrison; a sister, Bernice Heiman; and a dear friend, Helen Hermanson. Funeral services will be held at ST. PATRICK'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 404 E. Main St., on Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, at 10:30 a.m. Father William Seipp will officiate. Burial will be held at the Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call at RYAN FUNERAL HOME 2418 N. Sherman Ave. on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2003, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and again at the church on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Edgewood High School or St. Jude's Children Hospital. Ryan Funeral Home 2418 N. Sherman Ave. (608) 249-8257

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on September 3, 2003

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