Doris E. Krouse, 92

March 16, 2011
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FEB. 24, 1919-MARCH 16, 2011

Doris Ellen Krouse, 92, formerly of Trovinger Mill Road, Hagerstown, Md., died Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at Ravenwood Lutheran Village, where she was a resident.

Born Feb. 24, 1919, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Sarah Plummer Price.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thurman K. Krouse, on Jan. 5, 1990.

She was formerly employed by M. P. Moller, Pangborn Corp. and Fairchild Aircraft, retiring in 1970.

She was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church.

She was a member and past president of the Hagerstown Chapter of the Business and Professional Women's Association, the Artisan's Craft Guild of Hagerstown, and the Washington Chapter of the National Guild of Decoupers.

She is survived by one daughter, Laurel Jean Krouse Cappe and husband, Richard, of Timonium, Md.; one sister, Betty Pryor and husband, Edgar, of Hagerstown; a daughter-in-law, Louisa Krouse of Cleveland, Ohio; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, John Kenneth Krouse; and one sister, Julia Price.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Kenneth Fizer will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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