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Doreen F. (Schull) FeeneySeptember 21, 1943 ~ August 28, 2017 (age 73)
Doreen Faye Schull Feeney of Hot Springs, AR, passed away August 28, 2017. She was born September 21, 1943, in Watertown, SD, to Lester and Jo (Saathoff) Schull. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, September 11, 2017, at the Crawford-Osthus Funeral Chapel in Watertown, SD. Rev. Paul Janke will officiate.
Doreen was a graduate of Watertown High School, Lindenwood College, St. Charles, MO, and Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing, St. Louis, MO. She held a Bachelor of Science degree and a Registered Nurse Certification. She began her nursing career in Denver, CO, where she met her future husband Doug. They moved to Watertown, SD, where she continued nursing at Memorial Hospital. Doug and Doreen raised their two sons at their home on Lake Kampeska. She was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church and involved in community activities.
They moved to Steilacoom, WA, where Doug operated a Sales Representative business. The family enjoyed their son’s soccer, tennis, golfing and baseball activities, boating and experiencing the wonders of Puget Sound.
In 1996, Doug and Doreen moved to Hot Springs, AR, where they founded Prime-Line, Inc., a manufacturing company. They continued to enjoy the many activities and wonders of Lake Ouachita, Lake Hamilton and the surrounding Ozark Mountains. They loved to travel abroad and explore local sights. In particular, she loved her sons, the water, eagles, skinny lattes, and all things South Dakota as well as any of Wilson Pickett’s music – her favorite being “Shingaling” and “Mustang Sally”.
Doreen lovingly used her RN skills for 14 years as her husband’s caregiver after he was struck with throat cancer and other complications.
Doreen was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig Disease) in 2014 at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. She was a courageous woman fighting one of the most hopeless diseases on the planet.
Doreen was preceded in death by her father, her husband and sister, Kathy.
Survivors include her mother, Johanna Schull, of Watertown; two sons, Mark (Monica) of Houston and Brian (Bristol) of Hot Springs; her brother, Lee (Janice) Schull, of Watertown; her sister, Nancy (Ed) Landes, of Tucson; three grandchildren: Evan, Ryan and Raelyn; and many nephews, nieces and cousins.
Memorials in Doreen’s name may be directed to: ALS Association, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 37022, Boone, IA 50037-0022