Doris Rose Prince, 92, of Cooks Valley, WI, passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home in Bloomer. She was born in Bloomer on September 15, 1927, to William and Carrie (Sievert) Zwiefelhofer. She attended St. Paul’s Catholic School and graduated from Bloomer High School in 1945. On July 13, 1948, she married Denis P. Prince at Saint Paul’s Catholic Church.
In addition to working on the family farm, Doris worked at Burton’s Ben Franklin for many years. She enjoyed polka music, dancing, playing cards, crossword puzzles, and other games. Visiting with family, friends, and especially children was something she truly enjoyed. Doris took great pride in her large collection of Angels that was both in her home and nursing home.
Doris was a longtime member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Cooks Valley where she served as a member of the Ladies Altar Society and St. Theresa Circle.
She is survived by two nephews, Dale (Patti) and Dave (Tami) Zwiefelhofer, both of Bloomer; two nieces, Beth Ann Swenby and Mary Jo (David) Blodgett, both of Chippewa Falls; special family, Louis “Junior” and Jane Sonnentag of Bloomer. She is also survived by other nieces and nephews, many cousins, relatives and friends.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Denis; her son, Terry; brother, Duane Zwiefelhofer; sister, Lois Baier; and nephew, Dean Zwiefelhofer.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at St Paul’s Catholic Church in Bloomer with Father Victor Feltes celebrating the Mass. Doris’s funeral mass will be broadcast live on the Thompson Funeral Home Facebook page.
Burial will immediately follow at St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Cooks Valley. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Bloomer. There will be NO visitation on Wednesday. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. and a Christian Vigil Service at 7 p.m., all at the funeral home.
Due to state law, face coverings WILL be required at all facilities.
Thompson Funeral Home & Chippewa Valley Cremation Services in Bloomer is serving the family. Family and friends are encouraged to leave memories at www.thompsonfuneralhome.com.