|Birth: ||Apr. 28, 1926|
|Death: ||Jun. 22, 2013|
Dorris F. Bendfeldt, age 87, of Kearney, died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Kearney with Father Joseph Hannappel officiating. Burial will be at Kearney Cemetery. Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney are in charge of arrangements.
Dorris was born on April 28, 1926 on the family farm near Axtell, NE to Harold E. and Josephine B. (Crocker) Carlson. She graduated from Kearney High School and then attended the Kearney State Teachers College. She married Arthur W. "Bill" Bendfeldt on January 15, 1947 at St. James Catholic Church in Kearney. The family made their home east of Kearney where they farmed and raised cattle. In 1976 Bill and Dorris retired and moved to Kearney. They built a house in Kearney and lived there for almost 30 years. In 2004 Bill and Dorris moved to the Northridge retirement home. Bill passed away in 2011. Dorris was a member of St. James Catholic Church, St. James Alter Society, B.P.O.E. DOES and the Town and Country Extension Club. She was also very involved with the Buffalo County 4-H Club. Dorris also enjoyed bridge club, baking, sewing and quilting. She especially enjoyed spending time with family and friends at Johnson Lake.
Surviving Relatives include her Daughter, Judy and Jay Campion of Austin, TX; Grandchildren, Lisa and husband Shane Moe; Great Grandchildren, Savannah, Sarah Jane, Kayla and Kendra of Austin, TX Grandchildren, Brian and wife Cindy Campion; Great Grandchildren, Riley Emerson and Wyatt of Richardson, TX; Son, Jim and Carol Bendfeldt of Kearney and Grandchildren, Heather and husband Doug Brummels and Great Grandchildren, Harrison and Brielle of Kearney; Grandchildren Jamie and husband Brian Powers and Great Grandchildren, Ethan and Evan of Tulsa, OK; Grandchildren Shane and wife Jodi Bendfeldt and Great Grandchildren, Natalie, Karter and "Baby To Be" of Gibbon; Son, Bob and Brenda Bendfeldt of Gibbon, NE and Grandchildren, Kylee Pohl of Omaha, Jennifer Bendfeldt of San Francisco, CA, Brooke Bendfeldt of Lincoln, NE and Brett Bendfeldt of Gibbon. Also numerous Nieces and Nephews.
Dorris is preceded in death by her Husband; Daughter, Jane; Parents; Twin Brother, Delbert Carlson.
Harold Emanuel Carlson (1899 - 1991)
Josephine B. Carlson (1906 - 1990)
A. W. Bendfeldt (1921 - 2011)
Jane F. Bendfeldt (1948 - 1952)*
Created by: GLG
Record added: Jun 23, 2013
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