Doris June (Rohde) Christensen, 87, passed away on November 16, 2014 at Holmes Lake Manor in Lincoln, Nebraska. Doris was born on June 19, 1927, the sixth of nine children, to Fred and Bertha (Marthwig) Rohde. Doris attended public school in the Laurel area and graduated from Newcastle High School. She taught in a one-room schoolhouse for several years. Doris married Lloyd (Bob) Christensen on June 20, 1947. After farming for a few years, they moved to Hartington to operate Bob's Cafe. Doris and Bob had three sons; Michael, Roger, and Kevin.\n\nDoris and Bob were lifetime members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hartington, serving in various avenues of stewardship during their lives.\n\nDoris was one of the developers of the food service program in the Hartington Public School system. She was known for her great food preparation and service, most notably her homemade chili and special cinnamon rolls. She was active in the American School Nutrition Association, serving as a state officer and national delegate. Doris retired after 41 years of loving service at Hartington Public School. Doris was recognized as Wildcat fan of the year in 1992-1993.\n\nDoris lived in Hartington until 2009, when she moved to Lincoln, Nebraska.\n\nShe is survived by her sons and their families; Michael (Mick) and Linda Christensen of Hartington, Roger and Mary Christensen of Mitchell, and Kevin and Tami Christensen of Lincoln; seven grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren. She is also survived by siblings John Rohde and LaRoyce Kollbaum, and 32 nieces and nephews. Doris was preceded in death by her husband Bob in 1989, and by her parents and siblings Raymond Rohde, Lucille Crombie, Ruth McCaw, Lorraine Reifenrath, Velma Koelle, and Pierce Rohde.