014 December 5: Doris Mae Mulroy

Doris Mae Mulroy, 77, of Goff, KS died Friday, December 5, 2014 at her home.


She was born August 2, 1937 at Vliets, KS, the daughter of James and Mabel Dailey Hutchinson. She graduated from Centralia High School in 1956.


Doris had worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, an insurance company, Skaggs, and Osco Drugs, all in Topeka. After her first marriage, she became an Air Force wife and lived in numerous places, including Omaha and Germany.

She married Eldon Mulroy on February 2, 1985 in Topeka. He survives, of the home. She and Eldon have operated E&L Service in Goff since their marriage.


Doris was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Wetmore and the Altar Society at the church where she had held all of the officer positions. She was currently the president of the Auxiliary to Levick-Barrett Post No. 282 of the American Legion and was in charge of funeral dinners. Doris helped start and ran the Goff Food Pantry, and was an avid bowler for many years.


She was preceded in death by three brothers, Laverne Hutchinson, James Hutchinson, and Lyle Hutchinson, and two sisters, Wilma Jean Hutchinson and Dorothy Lee Hutchinson.


Other survivors include three sons, Dennis Guilbault and wife Teresa, Topeka, Patrick "Brian" Guilbault and wife Donna, Marietta, GA, and Mason Guilbault and wife Denise, Buffalo, ND; one step-son, Dennis Mulroy, Soldier; three step-daughters, Shelle Arnold and husband Randy, Topeka, Judy Mulroy, Aurora, CO, and Angela Basile and husband Steve, Kearney, MO; a sister, Shirley Fisher, Buena Vista, CO; eleven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, two nieces, Tuesday Perkins and Janie Seymour, and two nephews, Bob Hutchinson and Clayton Fisher.


Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 9th at St. James Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Wetmore Cemetery. Doris will lie in state at the Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Holton where a Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, followed by visitation. Memorials are suggested to the Auxiliary to Levick-Barrett Post No. 282 of the American Legion or Jackson County Friends of Hospice, and may be sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 1034, 66436.

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