Doreen Charlotte Stetler

In Loving Memory of

Doreen Charlotte Stetler

August 4, 1942 – March 13, 2022

Doreen Charlotte Stetler, age 79, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, of  North Las Vegas, passed away in the early hour of March 13, 2022.

Doreen was born in the Detroit Area and began her career in nursing after graduating from the Boston City Hospital School of Nursing. She continued as a nurse for 30 years and along the way received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Administration from the University of Michigan. She then pursued a short career as a nurse case manager while also going to back to school and earning a law degree from the former Detroit College of Law. After graduating law school she worked for 20 years in the appellate division of the Social Security Administration in Flint, Michigan.

Doreen was a loving, kind person who cared about others and valued friendships; always there to lend a helping hand to those in need or comfort in sorrow. She had a quick wit; she was known and respected to be fair in her professional practice. She loved to read, enjoyed movies, loved her dog Barney and was an avid keno player. She was a beloved wife, mother and friend. She will be missed very much and will forever be in our hearts.

Doreen was preceded in death by her beloved husband Paul E. Stetler and loving son Jeffrey A. Stetler.

She is survived by sons Paul J. and Eric J. Stetler; daughter-in-law Marietta Stetler; brother Ronald J. Pellar; sister-in-law Margret C. Pellar; grandson Richard A. Perillo; great-grandson Dominic; as well as various nieces, nephews and cousins.

A service will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at La Paloma Funeral Services located at 2551 S. Fort Apache Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89117.

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  • My dear an loving friend ! We had so much fun together for many years She will always be remembered as kind an giving friend ! So glad we got to get together a few years ago when we visited Las Vegas Her Paul an Jeff will always remain in our Hearts an be missed .Prayers an hugs to the Family Sorry we could not be there but you are in our thoughts Love. Ken an Laura Miller

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  • Karen Carroll
    March 22, 2022 11:53 am

    Doreen loved her family appreciated her friends and was interested in the world. She was smart, kind and had strong opinions yet respected others. Im so hsppy she was able to enjoy her new home. She was going to buy a cactus this spring. I will miss our long phone calls talking about haircuts, refrigerators and politics. We were friends for over 40 years. I miss my friend.

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  • Mary Jo Taschler
    March 22, 2022 12:05 pm

    Doreen was a friend, confidant, sister that I never had, and one of the strongest persons I’ve ever known. She went into nursing, then the law because of her desire to help people, all the while marrying and having children. She refused to die when the medical staff in a hospital was certain she was on her deathbed. Instead, she miraculously got well and moved to Las Vegas. The death of her husband was heartbreaking but the death of her son was soul breaking. Yet, she picked up the broken pieces of her life and tried her best. She loved to gamble, loved to eat, loved to talk, loved her friends and family unconditionally. I will miss her.
    REST IN PEACE my beloved friend. 

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  • You will be missed

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  • Michele Taschler
    March 22, 2022 1:19 pm

    My heart is broken. I’ve lost a mentor and a surrogate older sister that helped guide me thru life and helped me at times when it was hard to turn to others. I can only hope that I gave back to you as much as you have given to me. Memories that will help my heart heal are those sunbathing on the raft, drinking coffee and smoking at Big Boy for hours, and just being able to hang with you and your family any time I wanted to get away and ended up at the lake with those I loved. Rest in peace Aunt Doreen. xo

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  • Eric Stetler
    March 22, 2022 5:18 pm

    Mom, I know you were worried about me and Barney and everyone else but we’re all going to be OK. You were in a lot of pain and now it’s gone, you can Rest In Peace. You were a great mom. I love you so much and will miss you always. Say hi to Dad and Jeffy, give ‘em a big hug for all of us.

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  • Doreen….My Best Friend. Cherished Memories from long chats and special visits. Forever Missed but not your suffering. Sending Big hugs to you, Jeffy and Paul. Always in my heart. Peg XO

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