Dateline: Goessel, Kansas
Doris J. Regier, 54, passed away Saturday, January 21st at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita after a brief struggle with breast cancer.
Doris was born March 19, 1962, the fifth of twelve children to Charles and Esther (Lutz) Hoelscher. She was married June 15, 1991, to Warren Regier at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Newton. Warren preceded her in death on March 5, 2007.
She is survived by her dearly-loved grandson, Noah Regier, of Goessel, and step daughter Amber Regier. She is also survived by her mother Esther Hoelscher of Walton, and eleven siblings: Terry Wolford (Doug) of Overland Park, Susie Koehn (Leroy) of Newton, Larry Hoelscher (Katie) of Newton, Debbie Brust (Jeff) of Pittsburgh, PA, Connie Campbell (Rick) of Canton, Shari McCall (Bob) of Newton, Chuck Hoelscher (Vicki) of Piedmont, OK, Jim Hoelscher (Sheila) of Walton, Mike Hoelscher (Donna) of Derby, Doug Hoelscher (Megan) of Shawnee, and Mary Dickinson (John) of Omaha, NE.
Doris was a loving aunt to many cherished nieces and nephews. She had a very generous heart and always found ways to share all that she had. She enjoyed cooking, spending time with her family, and especially caring for Noah. Doris was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Newton.
A Memorial Mass of the Resurrection is scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 26th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Newton. The Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 25th. Visitation will be held between 3:00 and 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25th at Petersen Funeral Home. A committal will be held following the Memorial Mass at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Newton.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Noah J. Regier Educational Trust in care of Petersen Funeral Home, or St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Newton. Petersenfamilyfuneralhome.com.