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(October 18, 1925 – May 15, 2012)

Doris K. Engwis, 86, of Midland, died on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at Tendercare of Midland. Doris was born on October 18, 1925 in Midland County to the late William and Mae (Collins) Bensch. On April 11, 1947 Doris married her sweetheart Lawrence “Bob” Engwis and he predeceased her on April 28, 2003. Doris was a member of Memorial Presbyterian Church for over 50 years. She worked as a secretary at Dow Corning until she retired in 1981. Doris was a Yellow Lady at Midland hospital, a blood bank worker and voting poll worker. Doris was also a BIG soap opera watcher.Doris is survived by her son Clay (Pamela) of Midland; granddaughter Katherine and brother-in-law Herb Engwis. Doris was predeceased by her daughter Susan Candace; sister Eleanor Zurawic and brother William Bensch.Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 18, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Memorial Presbyterian Church with Reverend Wallace H. Mayton III officiating with burial to follow in Midland City Cemetery.Visitation will be Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 4 until 7:00 p.m. at the Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly and at the Church on Friday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service.Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Memorial Presbyterian Church.Online condolences can be left at www.smithminer.com