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Doris Marie Noel

March 1, 1930 — October 17, 2023


Doris Marie Noel passed away peacefully at her home in Vicksburg on October 17, 2023 where she lived with her daughter and son-in-law.  Many may remember her working behind the courtesy desk at Meijer on South Westnedge.  She was one of the first cashiers to be hired when the store opened in 1964.  She retired from Meijer in 1991.

She is survived by her daughters Gloria (Gary) Jones of Vicksburg, Gail (Tony) Jones of Lawrence, and son-in-law Ken VanDewoestyne of Kalamazoo.  Also surviving are her loving grandchildren Rod (Crystal) Jones of Clarion, PA, Kim (Curt) Dolan of Wetumpka, AL, Chad (Kristen) Noel-Jones of Hoopeston, IL, Brian (Teresa) Noel-Eldridge of Nicholson, GA, Darcy Noel of Kalamazoo, Austin Eldridge of Commerce, GA and several great and great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Donald (2018), daughter Linda VanDewoestyne (10/03/2023), sister Mary Lou Kirschenbauer and brother Clifford (Chuck) Gross.

Cremation has taken place and private services will be held at a later time.

Memorial contributions can be made to CentraCare Navigators.

While visiting Doris’ webpage at please sign the guestbook and/or sharing a memory with the family.

The family is being assisted by the Avink, McCowen & Secord Funeral Home, 409 S. Main Street Vicksburg, MI 49097 (269-649-1697).

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