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Char Dooley

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Char Dooley, age 57, of Concordia, Kansas, entered into rest on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, surrounded by her family at the Salina Medical Center, Salina, Kansas. She was born on April 27, 1963, in Concordia, Kansas, to Charles and Georgia Burch.
Char was a 1981 graduate of Concordia High School.
 She married Jim Dooley on Feb. 1, 1984, in Concordia, Kansas.
Char worked in Concordia at the Pawnee Mental Health as a case manager since 2003.
She had a love for animals and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Jim Dooley, Concordia, Kan.; 5 children, Brandon Dooley (Mijin), Busan, South Korea; Dustin Dooley (Andreia), Escondido, Calif., Abby and Ashton Dooley both of Concordia, Kan., Kayla Williams (John), Partridge, Kan.; mother, Georgia Burch, Concordia, Kan.; brothers, David Burch, Manhattan, Kan.; Doug Burch (Estrellita), Lucas, Kan.; Ron Burch (Jeanine), Seattle, Wash.
She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Burch.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 2020, at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia, with Pastor Bob Burns officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia.
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 29, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia.
Memorials are suggested to the Char Dooley Memorial Fund, to be decided at a later time, in her memory, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left online at


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