Michael Doris beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-father, passed away June 12, 2013 at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital.
He was born on December 1, 1925 in Cherokee, Kansas. He joined the Navy at age 17 and was proud to have served his country oversees in the U.S. Armed Services during WWII
. Mike was a long time grocer in Salinas, as co-owner of the Friendly Market and Bi-Wise Market, with his brother. He was an active member of the VFW
and past Commander of American Legion Post 593 in Prunedale. He enjoyed many nights bowling and participated on numerous recreational teams. Mike will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his sister, brother, and devoted wife.
Survived by two sisters, two daughters, six grandchildren, two great-children, and a large loving family.
A memorial mass will be held in his honor at St. Benedict's Church, 1200 Fairview Road, Hollister, CA on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 11am. Inurnment will follow at Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum.
Memorials are preferred to Wounded Warriors or to Hollister Post 9242, VFW in care of Grunnagle Ament Nelson Funeral Home 870 San Benito St., Hollister, CA 95023