Doris Winzenburg

Jan 11, 2018
Winzenburg, Doris crop


10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Ascension Lutheran Church


4-7:00 p.m. Monday, January 15, 2018 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel as well as one hour prior to the service at the church


Alcock Cemetery in Frederika


May be directed to Camp Courageous: 12007 190th St, Monticello, IA 52310


Doris Jean Winzenburg, 87, of Waterloo, died Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Sunrise Hill Care and Rehab in Traer of Alzheimer’s disease. 

Doris was born October 5, 1930 in Eldon, daughter of Lester Wilbur and Margaret Isabel (Bates) Carr. 

She graduated from Eldon High School in 1948. Doris married Lyle J. Parson in May 1948; he preceded her in death in August 1957. She married William “Bill” Winzenburg on October 7, 1958 at St. Paul’s Methodist Church in Evansdale. 

Doris was the manager and owner of Lazy H Motel in Denver. She also worked in various restaurants in the area. 

She was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday school and was a part of the Lutheran Missions community, Ladies of Ascension, and Women of Life. 

Doris is survived by: her husband, William “Bill” of Waterloo; three sons: Tom (Julie) Parson of Des Moines, Terry (Mary) Parson of Storm Lake, and Jim (Zena) Parson of Los Angeles, CA; a daughter, Lori Kendrick of Tiffin; eight grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; a sister, Pat (Jim) Dzekunskas of Illinois; and a brother, Robert (Rickii) Carr of Colorado Springs, CO. 

She was preceded in death by: her parents; two sisters: JoAnn Temple and Alice Fisher; and a brother, Donald Carr. 

Doris loved gardening, refinishing wood furniture, traveling, cooking, baking, camping, and fishing. She was a nurturer of all things. She always made the best of every situation. 

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  1. CHAD VAN DYKE | Jan 15, 2018
  2. Donna FanatiaDYMW14 | Jan 14, 2018
    Bill, Jim, Tom, Terry, And Lori, I  send my prayers and love to all of you and your families. I loved Doris and she was a very special Lady and had a big heart for every one. 
  3. Susan and Dana | Jan 14, 2018

    Bill and family-

    We know Doris was a very special gal, though we didn't  get a chance to know her. Bill spoke so highly of her, and gave her the utmost of his time and attention over all these years, demonstrating his commitment to such a special woman. 

    Just know we are thinking of you at this difficult time.


    Susan and Dana

  4. Stacie Ruth Stoelting Hudzinski | Jan 13, 2018

    Jim and I know that she was a very special person because of her legacy through her family. (We are friends of her son, Terry, and his wonderful family.)

    We are praying for you all as you miss her. May the Lord comfort you as only He can... We know that He will.

    Stacie and Jim

  5. Bobbi | Jan 12, 2018
    Dear Family and Friends, my deepest sympathies to each of you; may the God of comfort be with you. He assures us that the day is soon to come in which he going to wipe away the tears of sorrow from our eyes forever and death will be no more. Revelation 21:3,4.

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