Died Tuesday July 19, 2022 at Providence Place in Fremont
Iris was born January 14, 1938 in Hooper, Nebraska to Alvin and Mercedes 'Mulliken' Christensen. Iris married Richard D. Smith and together they had 3 children. On January 14, 1973 Iris married J.L. 'Dok' Doksansky. She was a bank teller at the Bank of Valley, waited tables and then became the owner of The Cavalier Cafe, Assistant manager at Walgreens Grill, worked at Charleston Inc. and finally Historian at Midland College (now Midland University) for many years.
Iris' community activity included being a Lifetime member of the Historical Society, May Museum docent, Fremont Midland Entertainment Series board member and past president, Volunteer member of Habitat for Humanity. Iris also sang at the tent at John C. Fremont for many years and was a member of the Chancel Choir at UCC church for decades.
Husband - Jean Louis 'Dok' Doksansky of Fremont
Son - Stanley A. (Silke) Smith of Gründau-Rothenbergen, Germany
Daughters - Katherine R. (Chuck) Sanders of Ardmore, OK.
Patricia M. Harris of Fremont
Grandchildren - Shaun Smith of Fremont, Jody Hintz of Fremont, Tara (Jon) Jasinski of Lincoln,
Tom Moissl, Noa Marie Moissl and Nya Lina Smith all of Germany; Will Sanders of Portland, Oregon;
Samantha (Rudy) Wright, Elizabeth 'Liz' Sanders of Texas and Ben Sanders of Ardmore, Oklahoma.
17 great grandchildren
Sister - Valarie Wollen of Elkhorn and Carol Reeg of St. Paul, Minnesota.
Brother - Larry Christensen of West Des Moines, IA.
Many nieces, nephews and friends.
Iris was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Eileen Musbach and Rochelle Sherper, brothers-in-law Tom Wollen, Don Sherper and Alan Musbach; sister-in-law Linda Christensen and son-in-law James Harris.
There is no viewing but the family will be present from 6pm to 8pm on Tuesday, July 26 at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel to receive friends. The memorial service will be 10am, Wednesday July 27 at the Fremont First United Methodist Church in Fremont. Pastor Jill Harmon will officiate. Burial will follow in Ridge Cemetery. A memorial fund will be established at a later date.
Online guestbook at www.Ludvigsenmortuary.com