Doris B. (Schmit) Wood

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Doris B. (Schmit) Wood, 88, passed away March 19, surrounded by her entire family at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Bunsville, Minn. 


Doris was born March 26, 1929, in North Andover, daughter of William A. and Anna (Ellerbach) Schmit. Doris worked at 3M in Prairie du Chien, for 23 years before retiring to Lakeville, Minn. All of her life, Doris was creative and resourceful. She learned to sew at an early age and was always busy at her sewing machine. She always liked crafting, and after her retirement, she was busy displaying her items at craft fairs. While in her 70s she began oil painting, creating many beautiful pieces for family and friends. 


Survivors include her daughter, Debra (Dave) Gillett; her son, James (Ann) Wood; three grandchildren, Kori Zenz, Chelsey Wood and Justin (Mikayla) Wood; and three great grandchildren, Logan, Ethan and Aydan. 


In addition to her parents, Doris was preceded in death by a son, Daniel; and her siblings, Stella Schildgen, Emil and Bill Schmit. 


Mass of Christian Burial was held 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 21, at All Saints Catholic Church in Lakeville, Minn. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to All Saints Catholic Church.


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