Doris Niccum of Fowlerville died Wednesday afternoon after a brief illness following hip surgery. She was 86-years-old.
She is survived by three sons: Richard (longtime USTA tattoo technician and former MHHA Director), Stan (Michigan trainer), and Don (New Jersey trainer). Doris was preceded in death by husband Don R. Niccum who was a professional trainer/driver.
Doris was born and raised in Illinois. She worked as a secretary at the University of Illinois and also in the South Lyon Public Schools.
A huge racing fan, Doris always helped with the family racing stable and loved watching harness racing on a daily basis.