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“Miguel and Jane your family is in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Sincere Sympathy, Nancy Steen ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Nancy Steen - Wilmington, DE

“Miguel sorry to read about your mothers death. You and your family our in our prayers ”
2 of 2 | Posted by: ed sayers - wilmington, DE


Doris Ruth (Ekle) Jimenez, age 96, of Newark, DE, passed away on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Newark Manor nursing home.

Doris was born in Ulm, Germany, the daughter of the late Karl and Ruth Hearns Ekle. Doris was a homemaker and loved gardening.

In addition to her parents, Doris is predeceased by her late husband of 52 years, Miguel who passed in 2006. She is survived by her son, Miguel (Jane) of Newark, her daughter Silvia Prilutski of Landenberg, PA, 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 11:00 AM at CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 7230 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 AM prior to the service. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery, Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution in Doris's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reeds Way, #205, New Castle, DE 19720.