Doris Francis Ludemann Connot Sachtjen was born in Naper, Neb., on April 11, 1925 to John and Anna Martha (Bendig). Doris was the third child born of twelve children. The boys are Allen, Ed, Robert, Darryl, and Wayne. The girls are Pearl, Norma, Lavern, Shirley, Rose Marie, Jane. They were all very close and share many wonderful memories.
Doris was married October 5, 1943 in Spencer, Neb., to Henry John Connot until his death on June 3, 1976. And to this union they had eight children Nancy Kelso (Ken) of Nevada, Lucille Francis Connot (August 27, 1945 – October 1,1945), John Connot (Gail) of Texas, Marcia Gregory (Richard “Dick”) of Texas, David Connot (Jo) of Texas, Joseph “Joe” Connot (Cindy Harvey) (Sharon) of South Dakota, Carolyn “Carrie” Baker (Jim) of Louisiana, Mark Connot (Rose) of Louisiana.
Doris married her second husband Albert Thomas Sachtjen on June 14, 1978 in Winner, South Dakota. She became step-mother to four boys whom she loved and cared for deeply. Barry Sachtjen, Tim Sachtjen (Michele), Greg Sachtjen (Kelli), Todd Sachtjen (Cory).
Doris lived in the towns of Naper and Spencer, Nebraska; also Fairfax and Winner, South Dakota. She moved to Downsville, Louisiana in May 2006 where she lived with her youngest son”The Baby” Mark Connot and his family Rose Marie and Mary Rose Connot.
Doris is survived by a host of grand-children, great grand-children, cousins, nieces, nephews extended family and many, many friends. She was cherished by many and will be greatly missed. She will be remembered for her great love of her family and friends.
Doris passed peacefully on Dec. 31, 2017. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Griffin’s funeral home in West Monroe, Louisiana. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Winner Catholic Cemetery, Winner, South Dakota.