She married Richard G. Level on June 19, 1948 in Columbia, MO. They enjoyed traveling and showing their Arabian horses at horse shows. Doris had a great love for children and owned and operated the Jack and Jill Nursery School in Columbia for 33 years. She was always placing the needs of others first and volunteered many years with Richard at Boone Hospital.
In addition to her husband, Richard, she is survived by a son, Michael Level (Betty) of Gladstone, MO; a daughter, Teresa Meder (Jerome) of Kansas City, MO; two sisters, Dixie Price and Pauline Williams; 2 grandchildren, Katlin Hawes and Elizabeth Straub; and a great granddaughter, Morgan Garrison. She was preceded in death by her parents and nine siblings.
A funeral service celebrating Doris’ life will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Memorial Funeral Home in Columbia, with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. Entombment will follow at the Garden Mausoleum at Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association. The Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville, MO has been entrusted with all arrangements. Memories of Doris and condolences may be left at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.