In Memory of Doris McIntire

Doris McIntire
Doris McIntire
Born: January 5, 1932
Died: August 3, 2015
Age: 83
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Doris McIntire
January 5, 1932 - August 3, 2015
From: Nevada, IA

Doris McIntire, age 83, of Nevada, died Monday, August 3, 2015, at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames. 

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 6, 2015, at the First United Methodist Church in Nevada, with Pastor Chris Waddle officiating.  Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Iowa Center.  Memorial visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Ryan Funeral Home in Nevada.  

Born January 5, 1932, in Story County, Iowa, Doris Mae (Hill) McIntire was the daughter of Albert and Marie (Graham) Hill.  She grew up in the Maxwell area, graduating from Maxwell High School in 1950. 

Doris served as office administrator for Juvenile Court Services in Nevada, and later in Ames, for 25 years.  She retired in 1993. 

On March 11, 1951, Doris was united in marriage to Billie Joe McIntire in Nevada.  The couple made their home in Nevada and was blessed with four daughters:  Rita, Rhonda, Roberta, and Rebecca.  Doris was a member of the First United Methodist Church.  She loved people and enjoyed crocheting, playing bridge and 500, dancing, traveling, and being Grandma to her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  In later years, Doris had fun shopping and having lunch with her girlfriends, as well as weekend trips to visit family. 

Survivors include four daughters, Rita (Mark) Myers of Pleasant Hill, Rhonda Goosic of Altoona, Roberta (Carey) Eller of Cedar Falls, and Rebecca (Buddy) Redling of Ellison Bay, WI; nine grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her husband in 2011; her parents; and a brother, Robert Hill. 

Ryan Funeral Home of Nevada has been entrusted with the care of Doris and her family.  In lieu of flowers, memorials in Doris’ name may be directed to Israel Family Hospice House, 400 South Dakota Avenue, Ames, IA  50014.


Monday, August 17, 2015 at 2:06 PM
“Heaven has an Angle "Doris". I 'am thankful I got to see her and family before I left on vac. We talked about the good old days. Great memory's. Lots of Hugs and prayers to you all.

- Patty Valine
Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 9:04 AM
“I am so very sorry to learn of Doris's passing. She and I were classmates and really great friends all through school. I did not know she was so ill. Sorry I didn't get to see her recently. My prayers for all of you. She & Billie Joe were a great couple. I always loved them both. Hugs. Coral
- Coral Myers
Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 9:04 AM
“We will always value the time that we knew Doris and the years Neil spent working with her. She was indeed "one of a kind" and a dear friend.

Our deepest sympathies

Linda and Neil Carolan”
- Linda & Neil Carolan
Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 9:04 AM
“Please accept our sincere condolences on the death of Doris. We so enjoyed her personality and sense of humor. We will miss her greatly.”
- Bill and Karen Geelhart
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 12:48 PM
“We are so sorry to learn Doris has passed away. She was always friendly and kind to us and our family. She and our late mother, Dorothy Ray, sure enjoyed a long time friendship as neighbors and after Doris' moved across town. They always kept in touch.

We will miss her dearly.

Andy and Shelley (Ray) Murphy and family”
- Shelley Murphy
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 12:48 PM
“I'm so sorry to hear if Doris' passing. She was my childhood neighbor. She and Billie Joe lived next door to my parents, Roger and Margaret Deal. She was such a lovely lady. I miss seeing her and Mom visiting. Prayers to the family. Doris was wonderful. ”
- Melissa Weber
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 12:48 PM
“So sorry to hear about your Mother's passing. I remember her coming into Ambrose's to see your Grandmother, Marie. Thinking of all of you. JILL
- Jill Johnson (Van Tilbury)
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11:00 a.m.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
First United Methodist Church
Nevada, Iowa


Pastor Chris Waddle


Jeff Myers
Troy Eller
Ben Redling
Tyler Redling
Doris' great-grandsons


5-7 p.m.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Ryan Funeral Home
Nevada, Iowa


Mark Ambrose, Organist
Willis Fain, Soloist


Woodland Cemetery
Iowa Center, Iowa