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Doris Jane (McAllister) Blount

Doris Jane (McAllister) Blount, age 94, of Baraboo, Wisconsin, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, with her family by her side.

Doris, daughter of Edward and Helen (Ruggles) Cook was born Aug. 30, 1924, in Chicago. She was united in marriage to Thomas H. Blount on July 3, 1977 at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Joliet, IL; he preceded her in death on Oct. 21, 2012. Doris worked as a Chemist in the Joliet Ammunition Plant during WWII and the Vietnam War.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Washington, American Red Cross, and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary; all of which she enjoyed volunteering for as well. Doris was a loving mother who was totally devoted to her family. In her free time, Doris enjoyed gardening, sewing and crocheting.

Survivors include her son, Scott (Vickie) McAllister, of Cleveland, Tennessee; daughter, Sandra (Thomas) Fenn, of Oxford, Wisconsin; stepsons, John (Beth) Blount, of Apex, North Carolina, Tom (Carol) Blount, of Greenville, North Carolina; stepdaughters, MaryAnn (Steve) Ardan, of Joliet, Illinois, Sandra Blount, of Glenview, Illinois, and Susan Blount, of Glenview, Illinois; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, as well as other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas; sister, Virginia Lindsey; brother, Stuart Cook, and son, David McAllister.

Private memorial services will be held at a later date in Washington, North Carolina. The Redlin Funeral Home, 401 Madison Ave., Baraboo, WI 53913 is assisting the family.