Doris L. Merritt age 85, formerly of Lyons, passed away under the care of Great Lakes Caring Hospice at the Laurels of Carson City. She was born January 15, 1930 in Wayland, the daughter of Roy H. & Helena L. (Larsen) Cooper. Doris is survived by sisters Barbara Ladermann and Elva Kelley of Greenville; brother and sister in law Floyd (Mary) Cooper of Sidney and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was preceded in death by sisters Dorothy Irish and Grace (Leonard) Manley and brother in laws Pete Kelley and Robert Ladermann. Private Family Services will be held later at Rest Haven Memory Gardens.