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Doris Irene Watson

May 26, 1921 — October 23, 2017

Doris Irene Watson age 96, of Fairfield, passed away October 23, 2017, at the Sunnybrook Living Care Center.

Visitation for family & friends will be from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sunday October 29, 2017 at the Behner Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be 10:30 am, Monday, October 30, 2017 at Behner Funeral Home with Rev. Beth Harbaugh officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Donor's Choice and cards can be sent to: Judy Buttery, 204 Southgate Circle, Apt. C, Fairfield, Iowa 52556.

Doris was born May 26, 1921, to Fred “Louie” and Myrtle (Lee) Heckenberg on the family farm in Glasgow Community. She married George “Everett” Watson on March 9, 1941 in Kahoka, Missouri. They celebrated 70 years of marriage before he passed away February 25, 2012.

Doris was a teacher, wife, mother, ward clerk at Jefferson County Hospital and also helped on the family farm. Her hobbies and interest were sewing, playing bingo, gardening and walking. Most important was spending time with family & friends. She enjoyed picking up her grandkids and going to their school activities. Doris was a member of First United Methodist Church in Fairfield.

Left to share Doris’s memory is her daughter and spouse: Judy (Dan) Buttery of Fairfield; 2 grandchildren, Brian (Tara) Buttery, and Curtis (Ryannon) Buttery; 4 great-grandchildren, Hayden, Brighton, Lilly and Simon; many nieces and nephews, and sister-in-law, Crystal Westercamp.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents, Fred “Louie" and Myrtle Heckenberg; her husband, Everett Watson; one sister, Vera Swartout; and one brother, Harold Heckenberg.


Sunday, October 29, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Behner Funeral Home & Crematory
203 S. Main
Fairfield, Iowa 52556

Funeral Service

Monday, October 30, 2017
10:30 AM

Behner Funeral Home & Crematory
203 S. Main
Fairfield, Iowa 52556

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