December 23, 1930 - October 2, 2018
Doris Joanne Magnuson (Nelson), age 87, of Brookfield, passed away on October 2, 2018, at Life Care Center of Brookfield. Visitation will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church, Brookfield, from 5:00-7:30 PM on Thursday October 4, 2018. Funeral services will be held Friday, October 5, 2018 at 2:00 PM in Altona, Illinois at the Immanuel Lutheran Church. Visitation at Immanuel Lutheran Church will be open for family and friends from 1:00 PM until the time of service. Burial will follow at the Galva Cemetery, Galva, Illinois. Memorials have been suggested to the Life Care Activities Fund or the Linn County MO, Knox County, IL or Henry County, IL 4-H, In care of Sue Quinn or Joel Magnuson and may be sent to or left at Rhodes Funeral Home 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, MO 64628. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com Doris Joanne, was born December 23, 1930 in Altona, Illinois to Charles Kenneth William Nelson and Margaret Ida Nelson (Tarleton). She was the oldest of three children and attended the East Countryside, a one room school house. She graduated from Walnut Grove Township High School, Altona, Illinois, in 1948. Doris married Gregg Howard Magnuson on December 30, 1948. He preceded her in death on October 18, 1984. Doris was a true farm wife who was involved with numerous women’s church activities, as well as, PTA, Meals on Wheels, 4-H/ leader, and Home Extension. She is survived by her five children, Joyce E.Ruhl (Richard), Howard Magnuson (Jeanne), Nels Magnuson, Sue Quinn (Danny), and Joel Magnuson (Stephanie). Her grandchildren, Ryan Ruhl (Amy), Kreg Ruhl (Jonathan), Callie Worsfold (Darrin), Samuel Magnuson (Abbey), Brittanie Palmer (Aaron), Danielle Magnuson and Troy Magnuson; her great-grandchildren, Chloe Ruhl, Calvin and Carter Lambert, Alexandria, Sebastian and Victoria Worsfold and Mason Magnuson; as well as her sister in law, Beverly Nelson and her sister Audrey Shaw (Charles); as well as several nieces and nephews. Doris was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Charles William Nelson; and one niece, Carolyn Mink.
Doris Joanne Magnuson (Nelson), age 87, of Brookfield, passed away on October 2, 2018, at Life Care Center of Brookfield. Visitation will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church, Brookfield, from 5:00-7:30 PM on Thursday October 4, 2018.... View Obituary & Service Information
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