Doris E. Ferren, 87, passed away on Oct. 28, 2018

Doris E. Ferren, 87, of Branson West, Mo. and formerly of El Dorado, passed away on Oct. 28, 2018, in Branson West.
A graveside service led by Larry Womack will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, at the Burns Cemetery, Burns, Kan.
Doris was born on Feb. 27, 1931 in Strawn, Kan., the daughter of Henry Nelson and Mildred (Peyton) Steenbock.  Doris was united in marriage to the Rev. Mack Roy Ferren on June 7, 1948 in Topeka.  She had attended Butler County Junior College and studied business.  Doris raised puppies and worked as a breeder.  She enjoyed quilting, sewing, playing the piano, puzzles and was an avid reader.  Her greatest joy was her family, which includes: her son, David (Judy) Ferren of Burns; daughters, Darlene (David) Bohannon of Branson West, Leah (Robert) Hess of Augusta, and Michal (Don) Gaidano of Ojai, Calif.; grandchildren, Tricia Eshleman, Alicia Ferren, Kacey Hopper, Andrea Bell, Chris Ferren, Jon Fulps, Jamiee Wilda, Stephany Mitchell, Karrie Montalban, Melissa Parker, Meridee Briggs, and Kellie Sullivan; 32 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren; brother, Dale (Betty) Steenbock of Topeka; and several nieces and nephews.  
 She was preceded in death by her parents; husbandMack; granddaughter Wendy Arnold; great granddaughter Kelci Ferren; and brother Gene Steenbock.  
Memorial contributions in Doris’s name may be directed to the Parkinson Foundation.  Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Doris at www.carlsoncolonial.com.