Doris VonFange - Lincoln KS
2/7/1925 - 4/6/2020
Doris Louise Elizabeth VonFange, 95, passed away Monday, April 6, 2020 in Salina. She was
born February 7, 1925 in Lincoln to Wilhelm Gottlieb and Edietha Karoline Friederika
Doris married Lawrence William Otto VonFange on May 20, 1951 at St. John Lutheran
Church, rural Lincoln. She grew up attending St. John Lutheran Church where she was baptized
February 15, 1925 and confirmed April 2, 1939. She attended St. John Parochial School, Lincoln
High School, and St. John College in Winfield. Over the years, she worked at the WIBW radio
station in Topeka, Lincoln High School, Lincoln Co. Hospital, and was a bookkeeper at
Quartzite Stone Company in Lincoln for over 30 years. She also served on boards of the Lincoln
Art Center, Lincoln Hospital Auxiliary, and Friends of the Library. After marriage, she was a
member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church, rural Lincoln and the church’s Lutheran Women’s
Doris is survived by her daughter, Cathy Bruce (Edward) of Salina; granddaughter, Mickey
Dick (Chad) of Baldwin City; great grandchildren, Eli and Cason Dick; sister, Lorna Rikkels of
Chula Vista, CA; brothers, Erwin Aufdemberge (Judy) of Detroit, MI, Alfred Aufdemberge
(Marj) of Lincoln, Roger Aufdemberge (Cheri) of Lyons, and Vernon Aufdemberge of Lincoln.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilhelm and Edietha Aufdemberge; step-mother, Ella
Guttendorfer Aufdemberge; husband, Lawrence; brothers, Leonard, Carl, and William
Aufdemberge; and sister, Edna VonFange.
A private graveside service will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, rural Lincoln. A public
celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Parsons Funeral Home – Hall Chapel in Lincoln is
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church or the
Lincoln Art Center, c/o, Parsons Funeral Home – Hall Chapel, 111 E. Elm, Lincoln, KS 67455. » View what others have shared.