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DORIS P. EIKEN
December 25, 1908 - March 22, 2009

Doris was born December 25, 1908 on the family farm in Preble Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota to Henry R. and Ada M. (Paulsen) Dahl.  She grew up there and attended the Tawney School and Rushford High School.  On June 9, 1930 she married Norman Eiken.  In 1945 they moved to the farm in Amherst Township where they lived until 1975 when they moved into Mabel.  Norman passed away October 1, 1993.  Doris had recently been a resident at Heritage Grove in Harmony.  She was a member of the Newburg Methodist Church and enjoyed crocheting and baking cookies.

Doris passed away Sunday, March 22, 2009 at the Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah, Iowa at the age of 100.

Doris is survived by a son Roger (Winefred) of Canton, Minnesota; four grandchildren Ashley of Canton, Joan (Steve) Michel of Harmony, Richard
(Diane) of Harmony, and Jill Neuzil of Canton; 13 great grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; a sister Delone Carpenter of Bloomington, MN, and a
brother Ronald (Edna) Dahl of Mohall, N.D.   She was preceded in death by
her husband Norman; her parents; and a sister Alta Spande.

Private family services will be held at a later date.  Memorials preferred to the Choice Cemetery.


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