Mary Lou Doster, 86

Mary Lou Doster, 86, North Manchester, passed away at 1:12 p.m. on May 6, 2017, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.

Mary Lou was born on Oct. 28, 1930, to L.D and Faye (Kreider) Schnepp in Wabash County. In 1948 Mary Lou graduated from Chester High School. Mary Lou married William E. Doster on Nov. 21, 1952, and they were married for 55 years before he passed away on Oct. 1, 2008.

She was a window decorator at Murphy's Dime Store, North Manchester, for seven years and was a homemaker. Mary Lou loved to garden, scrapbook, and travel. She was a member of the Congregational Christian Church, North Manchester.

Mary Lou is survived by two daughters Annette Doster, North Manchester and Sara Doster, Wisconsin; one son Douglas (Sara) Doster, Saint Paul, Minn.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband William E. Doster and three brothers Lowell, Charles and Stanley Schnepp.

Friends and family may call Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 10-11 a.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester. Services will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 11 a.m. at McKee Mortuary.  Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Servia, Indiana. Pastor J.P. Freeman will officiate.

For those who wish to honor the memory of Mary Lou Doster, memorial contributions can be made to Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Maple St., North Manchester, IN 46962.

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Posted on 2017 May 09