Doris Lee Foretich Ahrens
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Doris Lee Foretich Ahrens
Doris Lee Foretich Ahrens
Doris Lee Foretich Ahrens, known for many years as Dotty and then as Nana to her beloved grandson, passed away in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, April 13, 2013.  Doris Lee was born in Bayou La Batre, Alabama on October 13, 1927, and moved to Karnes City, Texas, as a young woman.  She raised a daughter in Karnes City, and worked many years for the local school district and the county, retiring from the position of Chief Appraiser for the Karnes County Appraisal District.

Doris Lee is preceded in death by her mother Wilhelmina Smee Foretich Landry, stepfather Whitney Landry, father Kenneth Lee Foretich, and dear friend Elmar M. Burkhardt of Austin, Texas and Ellwangen, Germany.  She is survived by her daughter Carolyn Ahrens Wieland, son-in-law Gregory Wieland, and grandson Bo Wieland, all of Cedar Creek, Texas. 

Doris Lee's body has been laid to rest in the Karnes City Cemetery.  Her family and friends, who loved her deeply, are at ease with this passing, knowing that now they have another angel watching over them.

Remembrances and condolences will be received gratefully by the family through Rhodes Funeral Home at

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