Funeral services for Doris Hance, 98, of Jefferson, will be held at 10:30am Monday, Oct. 3, at First Presbyterian Church in Jefferson. Commissioned Pastor Wendy Pittman will officiate. Interment will be in the Jefferson Cemetery. Following interment, a luncheon and time of visitation will take place at First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall.
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Doris Irene (Roberts) Hance passed away on Sept. 26, 2022 at the age of 98 years. Doris was born in 1924 at Creston to Ray Roberts and Blanche (Foley) Roberts.
Doris moved to Jefferson with her family in 1956. She retired in 1999 after 25 years of service at the Jefferson Monument Works. She lived in her home for 63 years. She loved gardening, flowers, making quilts by hand, her many friends and playing in numerous bridge clubs (she was a tough competitor). She volunteered for many organizations including the Presbyterian Church, Meals on Wheels, Greene County Medical Center and the Mahanay Bell Tower.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents ,Ray and Blanche Roberts; one brother, Glen Roberts; and two infant great grandchildren, Evan Hance and Robbie McIntyre.
She will be mourned by her two sons, Steven Hance (Patricia) of Anamosa, Iowa and Michael Hance (Linda) of Cypress, Texas; five grandchildren: Brad and Lindsay Hance of Cedar Rapids, IA; Brian Hance of Anamosa, IA; Alison and Reid McIntyre of Westminster, Co; Rachel and Hitesh Juneja of Dallas, TX; and Nicole and Greg Cogan of Chapel Hill, NC; and seven great-grandchildren: Kaden and Colton Hance of Cedar Rapids, IA; Remi and Riley McIntyre of Westminster, CO; and Josiah, Andrew and Noah Jugneja of Dallas, TX.
The family would like to also give special thanks to her caring neighbors and friends, especially Rod Hartwig, who helped her achieve her steadfast dream of remaining in her home of 63 years for as long as she could. A gift that she and her family deeply appreciate.
The family requests that any gifts or donations be directed to First Presbyterian Church, Jefferson, Iowa.
Services by Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home in Jefferson.