A visitation for Doris Unverzagt, 88, of Cleburne, Texas, will be held from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Monday, January 23, 2017 at Rosser Funeral Home. There are no other services planned.
Doris went to be with her Holy Father in heaven on Thursday, January 19, 2017. She was born August 21, 1928 to George Paul Rinker, II and Beulah Weddle Rinker in Brooklyn, Indiana. She was the oldest of five children.
In the summer of 1962, Doris moved to Texas where she raised her nine children. She then began a career caring for the sick as a nurses' aide and retired in 1981from Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. Doris moved to Cleburne, Texas in 1998 and volunteered at the local hospital until the age of 81.
An accomplished knitter, being taught by her father, she supplemented her income with her knitting, crocheting and quilting even giving knitting classes in her home. Doris enjoyed working in her garden and the simple life of being outside watching the birds.
Her greatest love of all was the study of the Bible. Doris often held Bible study and prayer meetings in her home. Through her classes she met many cherished friends during this time.
Doris is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Don Lewis Rinker and George Paul "Skip" Rinker, III; sisters, Nila Josie Brown and Mary Ann Rinker; her ex-husband, John Gilbert Unverzagt; and her daughters, Kathryn Elizabeth Unverzagt and Jeanne Ellen Dodd.
She is survived by her children, Patti Milliorn, John "Sonny" Unverzagt, Debbie Unverzagt, Tom Unverzagt, Stewart Lawrence, Robert Unverzagt, William "Doug" Unverzagt and Greg Unverzagt; 14 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Published on January 20, 2017