Doris Nell (Hanni) McNamee
Doris Nell (Hanni) McNamee was the third of four girls born to Frederick and Dema (Reeves) Hanni in Sayre, Oklahoma, June of 1933. In 1940 the Family moved to Hubbard, Oregon where she attended Whiskey Hill grade school. Later the family bought a Berry Farm in Oregon City. She worked side by side with her father on the family farm tending the berry fields, garden, orchard and farm animals. Doris graduated from Oregon City High School in 1951. In 1952, Doris Married Charles E. (Pat) McNamee of Canby, Oregon.
Doris and Pat enjoyed traveling in their Camper/Trailer for years. After retirement, Cruise Ships were their favorite get-away with Alaska being one of their favorite destinations and cruising thru the Panama Canal. Doris wasn't a big fan of airplanes, but she got on them more than 45 time mostly to their second home in Hawaii with their son Patrick. They visited Scotland, Ireland, Australia, Guam, Mexico and Canada.
After living in Canby for over 44 years, Doris and Pat moved to Vancouver, Wash. After enjoying life in Washington, they moved to Milwaukie to be closer to family and friends. In 2015 they decided to make Hawaii their home for a few years, enjoying the weather, family and visiting friends. Homesick for Oregon, in 2017 they returned to Milwaukie, Oregon to spend their remaining years.
Doris is survived by her Husband of 70 years Charles (Pat) McNamee in Milwaukie, Oregon. Daughter Debbie S. McNamee in Milwaukie, Oregon. Daughter Teresa L. Myers (Tom) in Spicewood, Texas. Son Patrick E. McNamee in Kailua, Hawaii. Four grandchildren, Denise (Adam) Walters of Wilsonville, Ore. Donald Fowler of Aurora, Ore. Lorie (Eric) Gazur of Burnet, Texas and Larry Myers of Austin, Texas, nine great-grandchildren and a black cat named Mittens who stayed by her side in her last days. She will be missed by her whole family.
A celebration of life is scheduled for Saturday April 16, 2022 at noon until 2pm at The Columbia Aviation Association club house at the Aurora State Airport. 14323 Stenbock Way N.E. Aurora, Oregon 97002. All Family, and Friends are invited for Memories, Food, and Song.