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Doris Faye Kaus

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Date: Monday, Sept. 19th

Time: 11:30 to 1:00 P.M.

Worlein Funeral Home
Austin, Minnesota



Date: Monday, Sept. 19th

Time: 1:00 P.M.

Worlein Funeral Home Chapel
Austin, Minnesota


Grandview Cemetery
Austin, Minnesota


Doris F. Kaus, age 74 of Austin, Minnesota died Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Home. Doris Faye Heinzerling was born October 24, 1941 in Adams, MN, the daughter of William and Ruby (Ingham) Heinzerling.  A graduate of Adams High School, Doris went on to work for Hormel Foods in a clerical position, retiring after 41 years.  In July 1960, Doris and Dale Kaus were married in Adams, MN.  The couple raised three daughters, Karla, Rachele, and Dora.  Doris enjoyed the time spent with her family, especially recreational boating and traveling with Dale when he raced outboard motor boats.  She also enjoyed gardening, needlework, and crocheting.  Doris will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her husband Dale of Austin; her daughters Karla (John) Weis of Champlin, MN, Rachele ‘Shelly’ (Gary) Nelson of Austin, and Dora Kaus of Shakopee, MN; 2 grandchildren, Chase Nelson and Braxton Helmers; her sister Maxine (Harold) Hanson of Clarks Grove, MN and two brothers, Glen (Dallas) Heinzerling of Osage, IA and Dean (Jan) Heinzerling of Sun City, AZ.  She was preceded in death by her parents William and Ruby Heinzerling, two brothers, Carl Heinzerling and Butch Heinzerling, and one sister Phyllis Marshall. 

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 19, 2016 at the Worlein Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Peter Soli officiating.  Visitation will be held from 11:30-1:00 immediately preceding the service.  Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery.  Memorials can be directed to recipient of donor’s choice.  Services prearranged and performed by Worlein Funeral Home of Austin. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.

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