NEW HAVEN, Ind. — Phyllis L. Doster, 82, of New Haven, passed away July 23, 2014, at Heritage Park Nursing Home, Fort Wayne.
in Paulding County on Sept. 24, 1931, she was the daughter of the late
Mearl and Lucile (Armour) Davis. She was a graduate of Haviland High
School, Haviland, Ohio. She was a member of Woodburn United Methodist
Church, since 1960 and was also a member of United Methodist Women.
married Donald E. Doster on July 3, 1949, who preceded her in death on
Dec. 25, 2011. Phyllis was a homemaker and worked at Golden Years
Homestead. She also was a loving babysitter for many children and many
adopted her as “mom’ or “grandma.”
She is survived by her children: Mearl Doster of Noblesville,
Franklin (Brenda) Doster, David (Kim) Doster, and Susan Doster, all of
New Haven; siblings: Gordon (Marieta) Davis and Norma (Terry) Kuster,
both of Montgomery, Michigan, William (Laura) Davis of Jerome, Michigan,
Rex (Marie) Davis of Grover Hill, Ohio, and Connie (Steven) Tressler of
Bryan, Ohio; sister-in-law: Pat Doster of Broughton, Ohio; 11
grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her daughter-in-law: Mary Doster, and brothers: Gene, Jimmy, and Marvin Davis.
service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Woodburn United Methodist
Church, 4300 Becker Road, Woodburn, with calling one hour prior. Pastor
Terry McDonald will officiate. Calling is also 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New
Haven. Burial will be in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, New Haven.
Preferred memorials are Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana or Woodburn United Methodist Church.
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