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1935 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
DORIS EVELYN JOHNSON STRATTON Doris Evelyn Johnson Stratton, Overland Park, passed away on January 30, 2014 with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John, and her brother Roger Johnson. She is survived by her son Brad Stratton, his wife, Kim, and granddaughters Brady and Corinne of Overland Park; son Doug Stratton of San Antonio; daughters Brooke Stratton of Overland Park and Linda Stratton of Washington, DC; sister Lenore Thayer of Villa Park, Ca.; and brother Bayard Johnson of Houston. Doris was born February 28, 1935 and raised in Wilmette, Illinois. She graduated from New Trier High School in 1952, attended Northwestern University, and graduated from the University of Colorado. Doris and John were married for 48 years and enjoyed living in a variety of locations: Chicago, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Kansas City, North Carolina, Florida, and South Carolina. Doris gained joy and strength from knowing Jesus Christ and was passionately involved in her church, serving others wherever she was planted. She had many rich and lasting friendships. Her loving and gracious nature was a blessing to all who knew her. She enjoyed music, travel, nature, and delighted in her Swedish heritage. Her greatest pride and joy came from her children and grandchildren, whom she inspired by example and who loved her dearly. Doris' life will be celebrated Friday, February 7 at 10:00 a.m. at Village Presbyterian Church, 6641 Mission Rd., Prairie Village, Kansas. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Village Presbyterian Church Endowment Trust-Mission Legacy Fund.
Published in Kansas City Star from Feb. 2 to Feb. 3, 2014
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