Doris Mae McClearyDoris Mae (Hannah) McCleary, 89, of East Grand Forks, MN died Monday, December 31, 2012 surrounded by her family. Doris McCleary was born June 2, 1923 in Section 28, Nesbit Township, Polk County, MN the daughter of Alfred and Zella (White) Hannah. She graduated from Fisher High School and attended the University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus. She worked in St. Paul for a short period of time. She married Billy V. McCleary in Mallory, MN on May 19, 1946. They lived in Bemidji, and Bagley, MN, moving to East Grand Forks in 1962. Doris Mae was a devoted member of Mendenhall Presbyterian Church for 50 years, where among other contributions; she joyfully shared her love of music as a talented vocalist.
She is survived by her husband Billy of East Grand Forks, children, Barbara Callahan of Plymouth, MN, Curtis (Vikki) McCleary of Thompson, ND, Pamela Ness of Pullman, WA and Connie (Scott) Love of Fisher, MN, 7 grandchildren, Michele Pannell, Nicole (Scott) Nicholson, Shawn Callahan, Jenifer and Billy Ness, Holly and Jeremy Love, 5 great grandchildren, Joshua and Cody Pannell, Michael and Cortland Callahan and Sienna Mae Nicholson, 1 brother Richard (Harriet) Hannah of East Grand Forks, and 1 sister-in-law Elayne Hannah. She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers Douglas (Doris) Hannah, Leslie Hannah, and 1 grandson Anthony Ness.