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Doris J. Hancock



August 2, 1939 - February 17, 2024

“The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find Forgiveness “

Doris Jean Hancock was born on August 2 1939 to parents Lela and Lewis Gene Griggs of Madera California. She left this world on February 16 2024, at the age of 84 to join her family in Heaven.

Doris will be with her parents and sisters Suzanne Hensley and Lori Griggs (both of Madera, California), son Karl Hancock (of Madera, California) and son-in-law Richard Haynes (Loveland, Colorado) whom have proceeded her in death.

Doris  is survived by daughters LeAnne Haynes (of Johnstown Colorado), Julie Rowell (of Salina Kansas), Lesley Nunez (of Alton Missouri), son Kenneth Hancock of (Tucson Arizona). Doris is also survived by grandchildren :Cortney Stelzner of ( Cheyenne Wyoming), Joseph Blaze of (Alton Missouri),Michelle Fulton of ( Salina Kansas), Jessica Blaha of (Salina Kansas), Joshua Blaha also of (Salina Kansas), Jacob Golden of (Thayer Missouri), Katherine Hancock of Eugene Oregon), Kyle Hancock of (Eugene Oregon), Jessica Golden of (Redding California) Austin Hancock of (Fresno California), Karlie Hancock of ( Fresno California) and CeCe Kraft of ( Bismarck North Dakota). Doris considered herself extremely blessed to have had 21 great grandchildren, all of whom she loved.

Doris was a pioneer of single parenting . She embodied strength thru difficult times. Doris also considered herself the Kansas City Chiefs #1 fan.

Doris had a keen sense of humor , teasing those she loved was her favorite pastime. Along with Movies, Football and shopping. The laughter and merriment she provided will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Doris retired from St Agnes Medical Center in Fresno California after 45 years of dedicated employment as a pathology medical transcriptionist. She made lifelong friends there, that she loved dearly.  Doris moved to Colorado and LeAnne had the privilege of being with her for the last 20 years.

Doris was a romantic at heart that believed in the power of Love. Her favorite things were, the sound of a babies laughter, music you could dance to, the USA ,

Happy endings , good mysteries, ice cream and Cherry Dr. Pepper. 

RIP Doris- Thank you for the light and love you provided us through out your lifetime.