Doris I. Underwood

Doris I. Underwood

Doris Irma (Schultz) (Spoehr) Underwood passed to eternity on Saturday, March 16, 2019.

She was born on Sept. 15, 1938, to Emil and Bertha (Kaczor) Schultz. She was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Watertown. She attended Lincoln Elementary School and graduated from Watertown High School. She was employed at Glen Manufacturing and spent many years at Brandt as a machine operator. She enjoyed gardening, flowers and vegetables. She canned much of her produce.

Doris married Elmer "Junior" Spoehr on Oct. 9, 1965. They enjoyed fishing and were successful filling their freezer. Elmer "Junior" passed away suddenly in 1981. Five or six years later she married Thomas Underwood. They had many common interests during their 20-plus years together. He passed away five years ago.

She is survived by a brother, Ernie Schultz; sister-in-law, Shirley Schultz; nieces, Anna Lee (John) Horzen, Linda (Michael) Grzeca, Betty May, Carol May; nephew, Leroy May; many grandnieces and grandnephews.

Doris was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn (Schultz) May; brothers, Raymond Schultz, Robert Schultz, Herbert Schultz; nephew, David May. Her mother, Bertha (Kaczor) Schultz, died in 1947, and her father, Emil, in 1958. She was loved by many aunts and uncles, all preceding her in death.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday at 5:30 p.m. at Hafemeister Funeral Home with the Rev. David Phillips officiating. Family and friends may gather at the funeral home from 3:30 p.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Watertown. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

Hafemeister Funeral Home & Cremation Service

611 E. Main St. Watertown