Deloris Adeline (Matschullat) Seid, 88, of Falls City, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Falls City Healthcare Community. She was born at Orchard on Oct. 11, 1925, to Henry and Adeline (Rogge) Matschullat, was born October 11, 1925.
She was baptized Jan. 10, 1926 and confirmed in March 1940 at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Auburn. Deloris graduated from Nemaha High School on May 21, 1942 and attended Peru State Teacher’s College. She obtained her one year college diploma in 1943 and taught school at District 76 in Nemaha County in 1944.
On June 3, 1945 Deloris married Francis Seid at St. Paul’s in Auburn. The couple divorced in 1978, and Deloris continued living on the farm southeast of Auburn until 1993, when she moved to Auburn. In March 2006 she became a resident of the Long’s Creek Assisted Living in Auburn, moving to the Good Samaritan Society-Auburn in September of 2008. In April of 2012 Deloris moved to the Falls City Care Center.
In addition to being a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Auburn, she belonged to the Champion Extension Club and was on the 4-H Council and Extension Board. In the early 1980’s Deloris was a house mother at Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity on the UNL campus.She served as librarian at the Auburn Public Library for many years, and worked at Jones Jewelry in Auburn as well.
Her parents and sister, Shirley Rumbaugh, preceded her in death.
Deloris is survived by her daughters, Judy (Cork) Ramer, of Lincoln, and Rita (Jon) Seid-Snethen, of Falls City; seven grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; brother, Gerald (Arlene) Matschullat, of Globe, AZ; brother-in-law, Melvin (Buzz) Rumbaugh, of Grand Island; other relatives and friends.
A memorial service was held Thursday, April 17, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Auburn.
Memorials in lieu of flowers are suggested to family choice.