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Doris E. (Newman) Chatfield

Tuesday, January 29, 2002

Doris E. (Newman) Chatfield

OMAHA -- Doris E. (Newman) Chatfield, 87, died Friday (Jan. 25, 2002) in Winnebago, Wis.

She was born Jan. 11, 1915, to Jefferson J. and Beulah H. (Reed) Newman on the last homestead in Perkins County. She graduated from Palisade High School in 1932. She graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1944 and was a member of the UNL Marching Band. She taught school in Omaha, Grant, Palisade, and Ogden, Utah.

In 1947, she married Walter A. Chatfield.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church and Daughters of the American Revolution.

Survivors include two daughters, Penny and husband, C.S. Sodhi of Olympia, Wash., and Gayle and husband, Jim Brygger of Neenah, Wis.; two sons, Chris Chatfield of Omaha, and Bruce and wife, Chris of Owasso, Okla.; one sister, Norma and husband, Kenneth Watkins of Grove, Texas; and four grandchildren.

Services will be Thursday, 11 a.m., at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 36th and Farnam Streets, Omaha. Interment will be Friday, 10 a.m., at the Palisade Cemetery.

Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be given in her name.

Boyd E. Braman Mortuary of Omaha is in charge of arrangements.