Doris V. MilbrandtDoris Viola Milbrandt, 94, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Parkside Lutheran Home, Lisbon, ND.
Doris was born April 17, 1918 to Henry and Viola (Schroeder) Kranz of rural Valley City, ND. She graduated from Noltimier High School in 1935 and then received her teacher's certificate from Valley City State Teachers College, Valley City. She later graduated from Valley City State University with a degree in Elementary Education in 1972. She began her teaching career in Crete, ND area schools during which time she met and married Ervin Milbrandt in 1942. They made their first home on a farm near Stirum, ND and later moved into Stirum. Doris taught grade school in Stirum and they owned/operated the local grocery store. They moved to Lisbon in 1959 when they purchased Lisbon Standard Service. She continued her teaching career in the Lisbon school system up until her retirement in 1980, completing 26 years of teaching. They also owned/operated Melroe Service Center in Lisbon.