Doris D. (Kennedy) Stimatze, age 86 passed away on Dec. 5, 2016 at Harry Hynes Hospice at Via Christi St. Francis, Wichita, KS. She was born on Nov. 20, 1930 at rural St. John, KS, the daughter of Wayne and Myrtle E. (Stinemetze) Kennedy. She worked many years as a laundry supervisor for Hearthstone Nursing Home, St. John. On Aug. 29, 1954 she married Carrol J. Stimatze at St. John, he preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Bob Stimatze, St. John, KS; a daughter, Darlene Stimatze, St. John, KS; a granddaughter, Amber Turner (Trey), Stafford, KS and a great grandson, Treysen Turner. She was preceded in death by both parents, husband Carrol and a brother Howard Kennedy.
Funeral service will be 1:00 PM, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 at Minnis Chapel, St. John, with Pastor Wade Russell presiding. Burial will follow at the Neeland Cemetery, Rural Stafford Co., KS. Visitation will be Wednesday from 1-5pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Stafford Co. Home Health in care of Minnis Chapel, P.O. Box 34, St. John, KS 67576.