Doris Caroline Angermeyer Beatty died peacefully during prayer with family on Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at Fairhaven retirement center in Whitewater. She was born December 23, 1920, to Carolina and Albert Angermeyer in Neenah. She had an older brother, Howard, who is deceased, and a younger sister, Carol Miller. Doris grew up in Neenah where she graduated from high school in 1938. She attended college at Milwaukee Downer and graduated from Lawrence University, in Appleton, in 1943. She earned a master’s degree in Christian education from McCormick Theological Seminary, in Chicago, in 1948. At McCormick, Doris met fellow student Edward Beatty. They married August 14, 1948. They had four children, John, Allan, Janet, and Carol. Edward died in 1988. John’s family includes Kathy, Ryan and Amy Beatty and their son, Alexander, and Rachel and Drew Riedl and their daughters, Adelaide and Amilie. Allan’s includes Michael Ross, James Logan, David Bachop, and Anna Logan. Janet’s includes John Holler, David and Carly Holler, and Caroline Holler. Carol’s includes Ray Pawlisch, Benjamin Pawlisch, and Dean and Joanna Pawlisch. Doris worked with her husband at the Congregational and United Church of Christ congregations where he was minister in Cusick and Usk, Washington; New London and Royalton, Wisconsin; Enon, Ohio; Madison, Wisconsin, and Sheboygan County, Wisconsin. Doris also worked for the Girl Scouts of America in Omaha and Milwaukee, the American Youth Foundation at Camp Miniwanca, Michigan; and the City of Madison senior citizens recreation program. Doris served on boards and committees for the United Church of Christ, including the Wisconsin women’s council and the Northeast Association’s pastoral care committee. From her mother, Doris developed a lifelong interest in textile creations. She made puppets for the Sheboygan County libraries’ “Tales to Go” kits. She was part of the Fiber Arts Collective. In 2001, the Madison Downtown Rotary Club gave her a service award for her work, through RSVP, as “the puppet lady” who went to Head Start sites with a puppet show about drug abuse. More recently, Doris has been making quilts, some going to the Linus Project. A memorial service will be held Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel at FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, 1609 University Ave, Madison. Visitation will precede the service from 1 until 2 p.m. Doris’s ashes will be buried next to her husband in Forest Hill Cemetery in Madison. Doris suggested that memorials go to First Congregational Church in Madison, or Fairhaven Foundation, 435 W. Starin Road, Whitewater, WI 53190.