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Mary L. Doran

Published: Saturday, March 29, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

STERLING – Mary Louise Doran, 93, of Sterling, died Thursday, March 27, 2014.  

Mary was born April 18, 1920, in Danville, the daughter of Clayton and June (Pinegar) Fairchild. She married Robert G. Doran on Dec. 29, 1941, in Missouri. He preceded her in death in 2005.

Survivors include one daughter, Donna Gericke; three sisters, Margery Inman of Vero Beach, Fla., Stella (James) Wilson of Fithian, and Anita Allen of Palo Alto, Calif.; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Robert Wesley Fairchild; and one sister, Carol Darlene Nelson. 

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling. A private graveside service will be in Danville. 

A memorial has been established to the Sterling Pavilion Activities Department. 

Visit www.schillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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