Doris P. Schuessler

1920 - 2020


Doris P. Schuessler, 100, of Lone Tree, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at Pioneer Park in Lone Tree.  Funeral services will be held at a later date at the Snyder and Hollenbaugh Funeral and Cremation Services of Lone Tree.  Burial will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery.  A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in memory of Doris. Online condolences for the Schuessler family may be sent to

Doris Pauline Wyjack was born on Feb. 6, 1920, in Iowa City, Iowa the daughter of Peter John and Martha (Krueger) Wyjack.  Doris was a graduate of City High. On Dec. 27, 1941, Doris was united in marriage to Harold Schuessler in Iowa City. 

Doris was a member of the United Presbyterian Church, Lincoln Rural Women’s Club, Federated Women’s Club, T.T.T. and several bridge clubs in the Lone Tree area.  She was very musically inclined, playing the piano and organ by ear and enjoyed artistic painting, but most of all, Doris dearly loved to spend time with her family.

Doris will be dearly missed by her children: Dennis (Donna) Schuessler of Lone Tree, Dean (Sheryl) Schuessler of Channahon, Ill., Rita (Tim) Hayes of St. Charles, Mo., and Norene (Mike) Nelson of Cedar Rapids; 12 grandchildren: Lisa (Mike) Cognetti, Coleen (Steve) Orton, Darren (Erin) Schuessler, Jill (Marc) Wright, Brian (Shay) Schuessler, Jolynne (Jacob) Meseck, Greg (Dianna) Hayes, Matt (Suzanne) Hayes, Justin (Katie) Hayes, Todd (Brenna) Nelson, Chad (Erin) Nelson and Ryan (Alyson) Nelson; and 27 great-grandchildren.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one brother: Wayne Wyjack; three sisters: Lorraine Bowen, Betty Grout and Joyce Tuttle; and one great-grandson.


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