Doris Mae Gallagher died October 4, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer, having reached the age of 81 years, 4 months, and 16 days. She was born at home near Beattie, Kansas on May 18, 1933, the oldest child and only daughter of George and Elnora (Genschoreck) Rombeck. She attended Life School - a country school near her home - through 8th grade, and then attended and graduated from Beattie High School as a member of the Class of 1951. After graduation she worked at the Phillip’s Drug Store until she married Leonard Gallagher on April 21, 1954. To this union eight children were born. Together Leonard and Doris Mae worked the farm, ran a dairy, and raised hogs over the years. In 1988 they sold the farm and moved to Axtell. Doris was a loving and devoted farm wife. She loved to crochet, embroidery, and make hand-made quilts. Each of her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren have a quilt that she made for them.