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Doris Van Rossun

December 7, 2020

Doris M. Van Rossun, 91, of Newton, Kansas, died on December 7, 2020 at St. Francis hospital in Wichita, Kansas.


She was born January 28, 1929, in Newton, Kansas, the daughter of Preston and Katherine (Wilkerson) Bean.


Doris cared deeply for others, and was called to work as a health professional as a Certified Nurses Aid.


On September 1st, 1951, in Sedgwick, KS, Doris was united in marriage to Walter Koehn. They were married for 35 years at the time of Walter’s passing in 1986.


In the spring on May 15th, 1988, Doris married Ross Van Rossun in Newton.


Doris was a member of the Newton Christian Church, and Newton Christian Church JOBS Daughters, and the Women’s Society of Christian Fellowship.


Doris is survived by her daughters, Phyllis Lee (Charlie) Hirst, Margaret (Jack – deceased) Waggoner, Carol Jean (Steve) Heathwaite and Janet Kay (Dan – deceased) Stoecklein; grandchildren, Carina (Jason) Kranz, Natalie Hirst, Adam (Kristi) Heathwaite, Amber (William) Fendley, Lacy (Rick) Dowers, Katie (Derrick) Raya, and Kelsey (Deiondre) Teagle; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, Paul Bean; and 5 nephews.


Due to COVID restrictions and private family graveside service will be held in Greenwood Cemetery Newton, Kansas with Pastor Justin Braker presiding.

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  1. Ross and Doris were such amazing people. Ross was my Dads cousin thats how I met Doris, she was always kind to me and I enjoyed taking care of her. She will be missed. Love and prayers to the family.

    Tom and Tammy LaGree

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