Doris D. Larsen

Doris Donnelly Larsen

91, passed away on January 28, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was born on September 5, 1921 in St. Joseph, Missouri, to the late Walter and Tillie Langtim. On July 6, 1945, she married Tom Donnelly Jr., who preceded her in death in 1983. They started and partnered in operating United Service Auto Parts for many years. She married the late Harold K. Larsen on May 6, 1989.

Doris is survived by her daughter, Shirley Donnelly Triller (husband John) of Fishers, Indiana; son, Tom Donnelly of Evansville, Indiana; granddaughter, Sarah Triller Dykstra (husband Donald) of Fishers, Indiana; sister, Helen Vogel of Kingsport, Tennessee; and sister-in-law, Shirley Langtim of Atlanta, Georgia, as well as nieces and nephews.

Doris was a long-time resident of Crawfordsville where she actively volunteered at her church and in the community. She was a Past National President of Psi Iota Xi, 75 year member of the Order of Eastern Star, and a leader and 50 year member of the Wabash Avenue Presbyterian Church.

The family wishes to thank the many compassionate care providers at Marquette Manor Assisted Living where she resided for nearly 10 years, Dr. Patrick Healey and St. Vincent Hospice for the extraordinary care she received.

A calling will be held on Thursday, January 31, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., followed by a service at 3:30 p.m. in the Wabash Avenue Presbyterian Church, 307 South Washington Street, Crawfordsville, Indiana. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Psi Iota Xi Memorial Fund, 3905 Vincennes Road, Suite 303, Indianapolis, Indiana 46268.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Jan. 30, 2013