Log In

Doris Elaine Bequette Edit Profile

food services administrator

Doris Elaine Bequette, American Former food services administrator.

Background

Bequette, Doris Elaine was born on September 21, 1934 in Warrensburg, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Floyd E. and Mary E. (Boyer) Irle.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Center Missouri State College, 1956; postgraduate, Center Missouri State College, 1962-1966, 78-80.

Career

Teacher vocational home economics public high school, Chilhowee School District, Chilhowee, Missouri, 1956-1957; director home service, Gas Svc. Company, Warrensburg, 1960-1962; assistant director food service, Center Missouri State College, Warrensburg, 1962-1964; director food service publications and state schools, Warrensburg School District, Warrensburg, 1964-1981; director food service, Missouri State School District # 46, Warrensburg, 1964-1981. Director food dinners United Methodist Church, Arnold, 1983-1984.

Politics

The use of force may be supported in extreme situations and when the need to do so is beyond reasonable doubt.

Views

The strong feature of Methodism is the role of local people take for the fabric of church buildings and manses and for the handling of money. They share with ordained ministers the role of setting direction for the churches in a particular area or 'circuit'.

Membership

Food judge Henry County Fair, Chilhowee, Missouri, 1957-1959, Holden Fair, Holden, Missouri, 1960, Johnson County Fair, Warrensburg, Missouri, 1960-1966. Den mother Boy Scouts American, Warrensburg, 1965-1966. Election judge State of Missouri Jefferson County, Antonio, 1988-1989.

Volunteer Arthritis Foundation, Antonio and St. Louis, 1990. Church school teacher, Church of the Brethren, Warrensburg, 1961-1975. Deaconness, 1974-1976.

South district chairman of committee on membership, nurture and outreach United Methodist Women, St. Louis, since 1997. Member American Home Economic Association, Missouri Home Economics Association, Greater St. Louis Home Economists in Home and Community (chairman 1993-1994, Second vice president 1986-1987, 1st vice chairman 1987-1988, chairman 1988-1989, counselor 1989-1990, 94-95), Missouri State Teachers Association, Missouri Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (district B nominations chairman 1997-1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sewing, traveling, photography, crocheting, flower arrangements.

Connections

Married Donald M. Neal, June 10, 1956 (divorced). Children: Jerry L., Ronald I. Married Gerard A. Bequette, June 20, 1981.

Stepchildren: Denise L. Vick, Debra L. Ducote, Dana L. Carl.

father:
Floyd E. Irle

mother:
Mary E. (Boyer) Irle

spouse:
Donald M. Neal

spouse:
Gerard A. Bequette

child:
Debra L. Ducote Bequette

child:
Denise L. Vick Bequette

child:
Jerry L. Bequette

child:
Ronald I. Bequette

child:
Dana L. Carl Bequette