Doris Ann Paltz, the daughter of John and Leona (Fernholz) Kleinschmit, was born December 27, 1929, in St. Helena, Neb. Her childhood years were spent in St. Helena where she attended school.
On Dec. 27, 1929, Doris was united in marriage to Kenneth Paltz. Kenneth preceded her in death in 1994. Doris stayed at home and raised their family. She enjoyed gardening and flowers.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, John and Leona Kleinschmit; and one granddaughter, Amy Paltz in 1978, and one grandson Leo Paltz.
She is survived by five children: Robert Paltz and his wife Janet of San Antonio, Texas, Connie Paltz of Springfiend, Va., Roger Paltz and his wife Denise of Valley Center, Calif., John Paltz and his wife Sharon of Aurelia, and Paul Paltz and his wife Michelle of Cherokee; four sisters: Mariana (Norbert) Bollich of Fordyce, Neb., Virginia (Don) Bergman of Hartington, Neb., Dolorita (Kenneth) Uhing of Hartington, Neb., and Carol (Fred) Pickleman of Wynot, Neb.; two brothers: Daniel (Roseann) Kleinschmit of Wausau, Neb., and Larry (Pat) Kleinschmit of St. Helena, Neb.; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; as well as other relatives; and friends.