Doris F. (Maget) George, 95, St. Joseph, died October 26, 2011 after a brief illness.
Doris was born April 3, 1916 in Southern Buchanan County, the daughter of R.W.(Babe) and Lacon Bryan Maget. She graduated from Dearborn Missouri high school and Northwest Missouri State College. She began teaching in the rural Buchanan County schools prior to graduating from college and was the 6th grade teacher at Sherwood School for the last 20 years of her career. Doris married Vernon George on December 24, 1941 and they moved to Virginia during the war. After returning to Saint Joseph, they built a home on Francis Street where she remained until her death. Throughout her life, she was an active member of First
Christian Church of St. Joseph, MO where she volunteered her time and her talents in every imaginable way. Her other activities included participation in Chapter HY of P.E.O Sisterhood, Delta Kappa Gamma Society Runcie Club and Missouri Western University Foundation. She played bridge and Mah Jongg at every available opportunity and had a longstanding Saturday night dinner date with several friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon, her parents and her sister Maxine Clinkenbeard. She is survived by her daughter, Karen Sue and husband, Michael of San Diego, CA. She was forever grateful for the following nephews and niece and their families who loved and supported her throughout her life: Robert Clinkenbeard of Seattle, WA, William Clinkenbeard of Santa Barbara, CA, Tom and Shelly Clinkenbeard of Kansas City, MO and their children, Matthew and Annie; Kevin and Esther George of Kansas City, MO and children Leah and Landis; Angie and Nick Grevas of Kansas City, MO; Brian and Laura George of Saint Joseph and sons Blake and Braden. She is also survived by several cousins as well as numerous other nieces and nephews.
In furtherance of Doris' strong conviction in her church and in education, memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church of St. Joseph, MO or Missouri Western University Foundation.
(Services:) 10:00 A.M. Saturday, First Christian Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The Family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.
Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.