Doris V. Feuchtwanger dies at 91

Doris V. Feuchtwanger age 91 of Waverly, formerly of Frederika, passed away Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at the Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community in Waverly.A private family service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, at Hugeback Johnson Funeral Home - Olson Chapel in Nashua with Betty Schmudlack presiding.Friends may greet the family 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Hugeback Johnson Funeral Home - Olson Chapel in Nashua.Doris Vivian Feuchtwanger was born July 16, 1925, in rural Bremer County, the daughter of Ray and Alma (Hocke) Muench. She attended country school and graduated from high school in Cedar Falls in 1943. Doris continued her education at Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls where she earned a teaching certificate. She taught at Billtown Country School for two years.Doris married Stanley Feuchtwanger on Dec. 9, 1945, at her parents' home. To this union two daughters, Diana and Judy were born. The couple purchased a farm on the Bremer County line. Doris spent many hours tending her garden and flowers, preparing countless meals for hired men, and helped in the fields when needed. They lived on the farm for 30 years before moving to Frederika.Doris enjoyed decorating cakes, quilting, crocheting, painting and coloring. She was a very talented artist and created many beautiful things. Doris sewed 1,000 teddy bears for the terminally ill in hopes to brighten there day. She enjoyed making candy and created a candy business out of her home. The couple spent over 20 years wintering in Florida together.Doris is survived by two daughters, Diana (Lawrence) Konkle of Sun Prairie, Wisc. Judy (Gerald) Gress of Waverly; four grandchildren, Darby (Carol) Cooper, Andrew (Lisa) Konkle, Annette (Matthew) Riese, Jessica (Spencer) Carfrae; four great-grandchildren, Drew Carfrae, Adam Riese, Liam Riese, Riley Cooper; two sisters, Donna Kernik of Minneapolis, Minn., Shirley Beam of Minneapolis, Minn.She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Stanley in 2014; one son in infancy; grandson, Joshua Cooper; two brothers, Bob and Delbert Muench; sister, Carole Edson. 

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