Doris Marie (Susee) Chellevold
Doris Marie (Susee) Chellevold, 95, of Richland Center died Friday, October 31, 2014 at Pine Valley Healthcare. She was born January 14, 1919 in Shell Lake, WI the daughter of Edward and Ida (Jacobson) Susee. Doris graduated from Shell Lake High School. Following graduation she moved to Waterloo, WI to work at Neilsen Creamery where she met her future husband and the love of her life. Doris and Carl were married on August 5, 1939 on the Chellevold farm in Ferryville, WI and celebrated 72 wonderful years together. After Carl’s return from the military, they settled in Richland Center where they joined the Richland Locker Company. Doris was a member of St John’s Lutheran Church and participated in the Ladies Aid where she spearheaded numerous dinners and church functions for many years. She and Carl enjoyed family functions and always provided lutefisk and homemade lefse for every holiday. Doris’s favorite pastime was playing cards, especially Bridge. She also enjoyed sewing, camping, and looked forward to her winter trips to Florida.
Doris is survived by two daughters: Susan (Carl) Huth of Richland Center, WI, Sally (Bill) Borton of Middleton, WI; daughter in law: Nancy Chellevold of Summit, NJ; six grandchildren: Jeff (Deb) Ferguson of West Salem, WI, Jenifer (Kevin) Carden of Barneveld, WI, Craig (Laura) Huth of Richland Center, WI, Rebekah (Dave) Knab of Alpharetta, GA, Courtney (Robert) Millinkoff of New Providence, NJ, Jared (Rose) Chellevold of Middleton, MA; eleven great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; She is further survived by sister in laws: Julia Larson of Milwaukee, WI, Alberta Couey of Richland Center, WI; as well as nieces and nephews and friends.
Doris is preceded in death by her husband, son Steven and siblings: Stella, Georgia, Jennette, Harriette, Bud, Chet, John, and Jim.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 AM on Friday, November 7, 2014 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 479 South Park Street in Richland Center. Pastor Tom Dowling and Pastor Craig Peach will officiate and burial will be in the Richland Center Cemetery. Friends may call at St. John’s Lutheran Church on Friday, November 7, 2014 from 9:30 AM until service time at 11:30 AM. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.
The family would like to thank Schmitt Woodland Hills for Doris and Carl’s years with them and especially Pine Valley Healthcare for the wonderful care of Doris in her final days. The family requests memorials in Doris’s name be directed to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Schmitt Woodland Hills, and Pine Valley Healthcare.
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