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Obituary: Mcdonnell, Doris M.

Age 85

(Age 83)

Passed away February 21, 2012. Doris was born February 20, 1929 in Otis Orchards, Washington and lived her entire life in the Spokane community. Doris was a beautiful woman with a big heart. She was a loving and caring mom, grandmother and friend. She enjoyed gardening and was especially proud of her roses. A talented pianist with a lovely voice, Doris was an intelligent woman with a sharp sense of humor. She is sorely missed by all who loved her. Doris was preceded in death by her husband Edward and brother Gene. She is survived by her daughters; Sandra Lassman of Maple Valley, WA; Michele Elliot of University Place, WA and Sheri Hadwiger of Spokane, WA; also her three grandchildren; Crystal Spink, Randall Meuller and Alex Kent. Doris will also be missed by her adopted family and caregivers; Dixie Black and children Kit, Kat, Reann, Travis, Tyler, Hayley and Leannie. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane or The Humane Society. Please visit Doris’ online memorial at