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Doris E. Shockey
Aug. 30, 1941 - Jun. 30, 2019
Doris E. Shockey, 77, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019, at Bryan Medical Center West Campus in Lincoln, NE.
Memorial services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Friday, July 5, 2019, at the Clay Center Christian Church in Clay Center, NE with Pastor Arick Johanson officiating. Refreshments and fellowship will follow the service at the church. In honoring her wish to be cremated there will not be any visitation or viewing.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family to be designated later.
Doris was born the third of four children on August 30, 1941, to Ralph A. and Amanda M. (Nuss) Godtel on the family farm near Clay Center, NE. She grew up on the farm near Clay Center and graduated from Clay Center High School in 1959. She married Richard L. Shockey on February 20, 1970. Through 49 years of marriage, they raised two children and lived for the most part in Sutton, Grafton and currently reside just south of York. She was employed as a server most of her life and retired from Petro of York in 2005.
She loved all of her family and friends and especially watching her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren grow up. She enjoyed spending her free time after retirement reading, taking care of Pepper (her dog), chatting with family and giving blood at the Red Cross Blood Mobile. Doris was known for her stubbornness and had a desire to live life her way. She would like to be remembered as a free spirit who worked hard for the things that were most important to her, family and friends.
The family would like to extend sincere thanks to the doctors, nurses and all the medical staffs at Fillmore Central Medical Center in Geneva, Bryan LGH West, Nebraska Hematology and Oncology and Tabitha Hospice for the excellent care they gave during her battle with cancer.
She is survived by her husband, Richard L. Shockey of York, NE; daughter, Tammy Shaw of Grafton, NE; son-in-law, James Shaw of Hastings, NE; son, Brian and wife Kim Shockey of Holmen, WI; grandchildren, Christopher Shaw; Stephany Shaw (Tyler); Tyler (Destiney) Shockey; Shelbi Shockey (William); Dylan Shockey; Kyle Freybler; Justin (Cindy) Freybler and D.J. Riniker; great-grandchildren, Dominic, Beretta and Evalyn; brothers, Dean and Jim Godtel and sister, Helen Dierburger.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Amanda Godtel; nephew, Tim Godtel; brother-in-law, Ted Dierburger.
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