Wilbur ‘Bill’ Doxsee
Wilbur “Bill” Doxsee, 94, Stevens Point, died at home Tuesday,
Feb. 2, 2016.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb.
13, at the Church of the Intercession in Stevens Point. Interment will be at
Forest Cemetery in Stevens Point.
Memorials in his name may be directed to the Church of the
Shuda Funeral Homes in Stevens Point and Plover assisted
with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mr. Doxsee was born Dec. 30, 1921, in Monticello, Iowa, a
son of the late Charles Alfred Doxsee and Alma Oliva Korslund.
He was married to Martha Elizabeth Hopping April 9, 1944, in
Indianapolis, Ind. She died June 24, 2004, in Stevens Point.
He attended Cornell College and Iowa State University.
He served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater during
World War II and made the 22nd Never Forgotten Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.,
with his son Paul.
After the war he assumed the role of editor and publisher of
the Monticello (Iowa) Express newspaper following the death of his father. He
moved on to commercial printing in Little Falls, Minn., and Rochester, Minn.,
He and his wife moved to live with their son, Paul, in their
He attended the Church of the Intercession in Stevens Point.
Survivors include four children, John Charles (Ray Holst)
Doxsee, San Antonio, Texas, Sara Jane (Guy) Waltz, Lincoln City, Ore., Paul
Alan (Kathleen Barlow) Doxsee, Stevens Point, and Elizabeth Ellen (Clyde)
Carlson, New Orleans, La.; one brother, George; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren;
and one great-great-granddaughter.
He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Ann
Dorgan; and one sister, Antoinette.