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Doris Cole

Long-time resident of Lincoln, Neb., Doris Cole, passed away peacefully on Feb. 2, 2014. The daughter of Julius and Kate Cohen of Superior, Wis..

She graduated from Superior Central High School and later from Smith College in Northampton, Mass. In addition to loving her children, Doris had a life-long passion for the care and protection of animals, especially dogs. She spent many hours working as a volunteer for the Capital Humane Society.

Doris is survived by her three children, Jill Cole, Seattle, Wash., Jim Cole, Gainesville, Va., and Tom Cole, Anita, Iowa, grandchildren; Jessica Sharp, Lincoln, Neb., Kyle Cole, Seattle, Wash., Lauren Betcher, Cary, N.C., Scott Cole, Southern Pines, N.C., Matt Cole, Omaha, Neb., Mary Cole, Gainesville, Va., Kate Cole, Lincoln, Neb., and Jake Cole, Lincoln, Neb.; and nine great grand children.

A private burial was held at Wyuka Cemetary in Lincoln. A memorial service to celebrate Doris' life will be held later this spring. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted in her name by the Capital Humane Society of Lincoln and by the National Wildlife Federation.