Doris C. Field, 75, of Lebanon, died Jan. 7, 2003, in Corvallis from a massive stroke. She was born Jan. 20, 1927, to John Antone and Mathilda Olava Jacobsen Amundson in Tioga, N.D.
After graduating from Clinton Kelly Commercial High School in Portland in 1944, she graduated from Simpson Bible College in Seattle in 1947. Shortly thereafter, she married Douglas Thomas Field and they started their ministries throughout the Northwest, including Lewiston, Idaho, and Enterprise. Mrs. Field also taught school, worked as a bookkeeper and typist and acted as a Sunday school teacher and superintendent, pianist, choir director and secretary for many of the churches the couple worked in. In addition to music, she enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening and was an avid Seattle Mariners fan.
Survivors include her husband, Douglas, of Lebanon; three daughters and sons-in law, Kathy and Wayne Brown of Clarkston, Wash., Jeanie and Terry Steiner of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and Judy Howard of Central Point; two sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Teena Field of Prescott, Ariz., and Gary and Donna Field of Silverton; a sister, Myrtle Rupp of Lynnwood, Wash.; a brother Ernest Amundson of Newberg; and 12 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Christine Ostby, Vivian Christianson, Adelaide Paulson and Olga Berg; two brothers, Alfred and Ole Amundson; and a grandson, Mory Field.
Services were held in Lebanon on Jan. 11. Memorials may be made to the Enterprise First Baptist Church and any cards or condolences should be directed to Douglas Field, 690 W. Grant Street, Lebanon, OR 97355.