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Doris K. Navarre, 79

Doris K. Navarre, age 79, of Menomonie, passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, Wis.

Doris was born on Jan. 24, 1935, to Frank and Ruby Lindemann in Barronett, Wis. She grew up on a farm east of Barronett and graduated from Shell Lake High School in 1952. Doris attended the University of Wisconsin-River Falls from 1952-1956, and earned her Undergraduate Degree in English and US History with a Minor in Physical Education. She later received a Master's Degree in Special Education from Winona State University. Doris taught at high schools in River Falls, Wis.; Syracuse, N.Y.; Tony, Wis.; Gainesville, Fla.; Quincy, Ill.; and for 15 years in the Alma Public Schools, Alma, Wis.

Doris married Richard Navarre, on May 26, 1958, at St. Bridget Catholic Church in River Falls, Wis. They farmed and raised their four children in Fountain City, Wis., from 1972-present. Doris belonged to the Retired Teachers Association in Buffalo County and a Fountain City book club. She enjoyed deer hunting every fall.

Doris is survived by her husband, Richard; sons, Robert (Sharon) of Shakopee, Minn., and Tom (Becky) of Altoona, Wis.; and daughters Katherine and Joan Navarre of Menomonie, Wis. She is also survived by grandchildren Megan, Joe, Tony, Victoria, and Trenton; and her brother, Harold Lindemann (Marge), of Cumberland, Wis.

The family would like to thank all the staff members at St. Joe's Hospital in Chippewa Falls, and Sacred Heart Hospital for their wonderful care.

A private burial will take place at Lakeside Cemetery, Barronett, Wis.