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Doris Burow

Doris Mae Burow, age 91, of Anthon, Iowa, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2018 at MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center of Sioux City, Iowa.

A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 5, 2019, in the Oak Hill Cemetery of Anthon, Iowa. Pastor Karen Handke will officiate.

The Armstrong – Van Houten Funeral Home of Anthon, Iowa is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online to

Doris Mae Burow, the daughter of Hiram and Mable (Roach) Livermore, was born on November 20, 1927. She grew up on a farm near Oto, Iowa, where she attended Oto High School.

Doris was united in marriage to George Burow, and to this union four children were born: Micklin, Cecelia, Carl and Nancy. The couple later parted ways.

Doris drove the special education bus for Anthon-Oto, which later became known as Maple Valley-Anthon Oto, for 34 years. She was also a 50+ year member of the Ladies Legion Auxiliary of Anthon, Iowa.

Doris enjoyed crossword puzzles, watching sports, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Nancy Burow of Anthon, IA and Cecelia Burow of Emmetsburg, IA; her grandchildren, Jerodiah (Beth) Conley of Chicago, Illinois; Jalisa (fiancé Steve Lewis) Theobald of Sioux City, IA, and Karli (fiancé Nate Stoever) Diede of Milford, IA; and her great-grandchildren: Ellis, Avery Jo, and Evelynn.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents, Hiram and Mable Livermore; her infant son Micklin Burow and son Carl Burow; and her brother, Homer Livermore.

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