Our beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, Doris Lee Banks Dimick returned home on May 5th after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born July 28th, 1949 in Hattiesburg, MS to Charles and Edna Banks.\nDoris spent her early youth in Mississippi and Louisiana, before her family moved to Las Vegas, NV, where she graduated from Las Vegas High School. She attended the University of Nevada, Reno and Northern Arizona University, where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. She attended graduate school at Stanford and went on to further post-graduate studies at the University of Dijon, France and the University of Geneva, Switzerland.\nShe returned to Las Vegas where she married Craig Caples and later divorced. They had one beloved son Christian Caples. While teaching in Las Vegas she obtained a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.\nDoris later moved to Salt Lake City, UT, where she was married to Larry Dimick in the Jordan River Temple. She had the honor of becoming the “Ultimate Mom” to Larry’s six children of previous marriage with Maurine Dimick (deceased); Larry and Doris were also blessed with two more precious sons.\nDoris loved traveling with her husband and family, researching and sharing family history with her children, and valued education on every level. She was loved by many and will surely be remembered.\nDoris is survived by her husband Larry Dimick, daughters Kari (Tom) Burgoyne, Hollie Weichers, Jill Geisler, Jodi Wood, and Lori Curtis, and sons Joshua Dimick, Chris Caples, and Jamie Dimick. Also survived by brothers Albert (Rose) Banks and Dale (Lynn) Banks, and mother Edna Banks Fitzpatrick; thirteen beloved grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and sons-in-law.\nDoris is preceded in death by her father Charles Banks, her brother Anthony Banks, and her son Jon-Michael Dimick. The family would like to send a special thanks to Hospice for their enduring help.\nFuneral services will be held Saturday, May 9, 2009 at 12 Noon at the So. Jordan Parkway Stake Center, 9894 S. 2700 W. A viewing will be held Friday, May 8, 2009 from 6-8 pm at Jenkins-Soffe South Valley, 1007 W. South Jordan Pkwy (10600 S.) and one hour prior to services at the church. Interment Mountain View Memorial Estates. If you are unable to attend, a live broadcast will be available at www.thefuneralview.com.