Doris Repnow

July 11, 1936-Nov. 20, 2020

Doris Repnow, 84,

Minot, died Friday, No-

vember 20, 2020 in a

Minot hospital.

Doris was born July 11,

1936 in Turtle Lake, ND

to Rudolph and Ida

(Korner) Heinle. She

called Turtle Lake home

during her formative

years and graduated from

Turtle Lake High School

in 1954.

Doris was united in

marriage to Burnell Rep-

now on August 1, 1954.

They made their home in

Turtle Lake following

their marriage. Doris

worked as a secretary for

Mobile Bulk Oil Services.

They moved to Minot in

1954. Doris was hired in

1971 as a secretary for

Minot Public Schools,

working at North Hill Ele-

mentary until her retire-

ment in 1988. Burnell

died December 15, 2013.

Doris was a faithful

member of Faith United

Methodist Church, where

she was active within the

church women’s group.

Doris loved to participate

in the church’s Christmas

cantata and was a member

of the church choir. She

also maintained member-

ships during her active

years in the Eagle’s Auxi-

liary, Flickertail

Homemakers, and the Red

Hat Dolls Society, all of


Doris found joy in time

spent reading, knitting,

and crocheting. She will

be remembered for her

cooking and baking that

blessed family and many

friends. She enjoyed trav-

eling to California to visit

her daughter’s family and

valued the time spent at

their cabin on Rice Lake.

She was her

grandchildren’s biggest

fan at all their activities

and was so very proud of

her entire family. Doris

will be missed by all who

were blessed to share in

her life.

Doris is survived by:

her children Cheryl (Brad)

Clott, Minot; Cristyl

(Robert) Turi, Coto De

Caza, CA and Charlene

(Paul) Fjeldahl, Minot;

grandchildren Tera Clott,

Aaron (Christine) Clott,

Brittany Davis, Kristyn

Turi, Ashley Turi,

Lindsey Turi, Matthew

Turi, Chance (Shellby)

Fjeldahl and Chanel Fjel-

dahl; great-grandchildren

Kylie, Abby, Aydryen and

Bailey Clott, and Chace

Fjeldahl; siblings Ana

(Buck) Buckholz, Gackle,

ND, and James (Nan)

Heinle, Rosemount, MN

along with numerous

nieces and nephews.

Doris was preceded in

death by: her parents,

husband Burnell, sisters

Ruth Scalf, Ruby

Weishaar, Orpha Evens,

and Ramona Schaan and

brothers Marvin, Herbert,

Dave, Richard and Andres

Heinle, grandson Daniel

Turi, and great grand-

daughter Kira Clott.

Family service to

Honor Doris Repnow:

9:30 a.m. Wednesday, No-

vember 25, 2020 at Faith

United Methodist Church,

Minot. To View a lives-

tream of the service or to

share memories and con-

dolences please access her

obituary page at



Interment: 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November

25, 2020 at the North

Dakota Veterans

Cemetery, Mandan, ND.

Visitation: Tuesday,

November 24, 2020 from

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at

the Thomas Family Fun-

eral Home, Minot. Social

distancing and face cover-

ings required to attend.

Memorials are preferred

to Faith United Methodist

Church or the Veterans

Memorial Cemetery in


Thomas Family Funeral

Home of Minot is entrust-ed with funeral arrange-