|Birth: ||Apr. 17, 1921|
|Death: ||Jun. 1, 2012|
Mary M. Doak, 91, of Lincoln, passed away on Friday, June 1, 2012. She was born on April 17, 1921 in Belton, MO to Clarence & Ivy May (Love) Doak. She retired from Love Library on the University of Nebraska – Lincoln Campus. She received her education from Warrensburg Elementary & High School in Missouri, Central Missouri State College, BSED, University of Chicago BLS, and University of Nebraska MS in American History. Her professional work included teacher at Hughesville, MO High School 1941-43; Reserve Librarian CMSC summers of 1942 & 43; Assistant Librarian, Circulation Dept at MSC 1943-44; Librarian for the University of Nebraska 1946-1986; various positions (including Social Studies Librarians, Public Service Librarian, Chair of Humanities and Social Services Dept.) Retired as chair, Humanities in Social Services Dept. with rank of Professor. She also received special recognition as NE-JMRT Mentor of the Year and the Great Navy of Nebraska. Memberships include, American Library Assn.; UNL Emeriti Assn. and University Place Art Center.
Mary is survived by her nieces Diane (Mrs. Melvin) Tacke of Raytown, MO; LaVonne "Bonnie" Montgomery of Warrensburg, MO; Carlene (Mrs. Kevin) Mease of Nixan, MO; Mary Geane Morley of Belton, MO; Judy (Mrs. Dick) Berry and Sherryl Schriefer of Brownsville TX and many great; great, great and great, great, great nieces & nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Della Schriefer & Clarice Wanashko and nephew Larry Wanashko
Memorial services will be 7:00 pm Monday (6/4/12) at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1144 M Street, Lincoln with visitation from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Monday at the church. Additional memorial services will be held at a later date in Warrensburg, MO with burial in Sunset Hill Cemetery in Warrensburg, MO Sweeney-Philips and Holdren Funeral Home of Warrensburg, MO is handling arrangements.
Memorials are suggested to the Love Library on the University of Nebraska – Lincoln Campus.
Clarence R. Doak (1888 - 1922)
Ivy M. Love Doak (1888 - 1977)
Della Doak Schriefer (1913 - 1988)*
Clarice Roberta Doak Wanashko (1917 - 1980)*
Mary M. Doak (1921 - 2012)
Sunset Hill Cemetery
Created by: John Warrick Burriss
Record added: Jun 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91195542
Added: Feb. 28, 2015
She was a sweet lady to had in the family and she is my first remove cousin to me. She will be miss by her family. Thanks and God Bless You All and Her. So she is not in any pain anymore from the cancer she had.|
John Warrick Burriss
Added: Jun. 2, 2012