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February 19, 2013

Doris Louise Linton

BRAZIL — Doris Louise Linton, 92, of Brazil, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. She was born in Brazil, Oct. 8, 1920, the daughter of Carl and Violet (Erwin) Tiefel. She graduated from Staunton High School in 1939. She married Arthur “Art” W. Linton on July 24, 1943; they were blessed with 62 years of marriage.

Doris loved living on her farm and was a homemaker for many years. While raising her family Doris worked in the cafeteria at Van Buren Elementary. During World War II she worked as a manager at RCA in Indianapolis.

Doris enjoyed working in her flower garden and tending to her roses. She was a loving person who never had an unkind word. She showed Jesus love in her everyday life. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, where she taught Sunday School, VBS, and was president of Ladies Aid for many years. Later she attended Christ Community Church. Doris enjoyed preparing large family meals, fellowshipping with her family and after dinner walks. Her greatest joy was her family. She treasured her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and they loved her immensely.  

Survivors include her four beloved children, Steve Linton (Rita), Kathy French (Steve), Timothy Linton (Sally), and Diane Haviland (Rick); Nannie’s 13 beloved grandchildren, Lisa Timberman (Kevin), Greg Linton (Heather), Ryan Linton (Valerie), Jenny Durham (Shawn), Matt Linton (Julie), Brad Linton (Michelle), Heidi Crowley (Rob), Chad French (Ruth), Hayley Tucker (Kurt), Hildey Moore (Elijah), Clay Haviland (Melissa), Caleb Haviland (fianceé Rikki), and Seth Haviland (Jessie); Nannie’s 30 beloved great-grandchildren, Jaclyn, Nicole, Ethan, Ashley, Bryce and Kody Linton, Katie Stuckey (Michael), Jessie (fiancé Brad Wilson), Abbey, Shelby and Gracie Timberman, Willow, Raven, Marae, Shade, Sidney and Kenzie Linton, Mady, Olivia, Zachary and Ian Milligan, Ali Durham, Chloe, Collin and Baylor French, Eliana and Gabriella Tucker, Brayden and Bryliegh Moore and Cooper Haviland; and sisters, Marian Wiederoder of Indianapolis and Betty Bledsoe of Florida. Doris was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Art in 2004; and sisters, Norma Gaskill and Lillian Witty.

The family is thankful for her loving caregivers Joyce, Jean, Barb, Rita, Marion, and Susie.

Services for Doris will be at French Funeral Home, 421 E. National Ave., in Brazil, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at 1 p.m. with Pastor Tim Russell officiating. Burial will follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Post a heart of condolence at:



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