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Doris Ella Lien
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Doris Ella Lien was born on July 12, 1923 in McMinnville, Oregon to George C. and Ella E. Pearce Fuller. Doris passed away in McMinnville, Oregon on Sept. 28th at the age of 94yrs.
Doris grew up on a farm near Amity, Oregon with a sister and a brother. She attended schools in Amity. Doris and Forrest (Slim) Lien were married Oct. 9th in Longview, Washington. They settled in Dayton, Oregon and raised their children. She retired from the Dept of Revenue in Salem and spent many winters in Arizona. She had a bucket list and first took a ride in a glider plane. On her 80th birthday, she rode in a hot air balloon and finally on her 90th birthday she rode in a small helicopter over the family farm.
She loved cooking, counted cross stitch, cross-word puzzles, sewing, knitting, reading, shopping, country music and Arizona winters. Most of all she loved family gatherings.
She is survived by her daughter, Barbara (Morris) Thacker of McMinnville and son Bill (Diane) Lien of Keizer, Oregon, grandchildren, Angie Case, Jennifer Ginsbach, Erika Perez and Travis Lien, 5 great grandsons and 3 great great grandsons. She was preceded in death by husband, Forrest (Slim) Lien, brother Richard Fuller and sister Mary Lou Fuller.
Viewing will be at Macy and Sons Thursday, Oct. 5th and Friday Oct 6th from 4:00-7:00. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Oct 7th at 4:00 pm at Lafayette Community Church, 325 Third St (Hwy99W) Lafayette, OR.
Memorial donations may be made to the March of Dimes or the charity of your choice.


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viewing

Thursday

5

Oct

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Macy & Son Funeral Directors

135 NE Evans Street
McMinnville, OR 97128

viewing

Friday

6

Oct

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Macy & Son Funeral Directors

135 NE Evans Street
McMinnville, OR 97128

celebration of life

Saturday

7

Oct

4:00 PM
Lafayette Community Church

365 W. 3rd Street
Lafayette, OR 27127

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