Lois Irene Dorchincez, 92 of Taylorville went home to be with her Lord and Savior on September 12, 2014 at 11:50 a.m. She was born on June 1, 1922 in Benton, IL the 16th of 17 children, born to Frank and Effie Jane (Smith) Smith. She was also the last surviving member of her family.
She met Charlie Dorchincez in Benton and they were married on August 3, 1940 celebrating almost 62 years of marriage. Lois was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church for over 60 years. She worked as a telephone operator at Illinois Consolidated for many years, and then went to the Sangamon Card Company from which she retired. She loved her Lord, her church and her family. She and her husband were avid travelers and journeyed to the Holy Land as well as every state in the United States.
Left to cherish her memory is her Daughter and Son-in-Law Elaine and Jim Brown of Taylorville, IL; Grandchildren Gina (Brown) DeSart and Husband Stan of Taylorville, IL, Lisa (Brown) Weitekamp and Husband Joe of Taylorville, IL, Brett Brown of Taylorville, IL; Great-Grandchildren Lindsay Weitekamp of Taylorville, Matthew Myers of Taylorville and Megan Myers of Taylorville, Several Nieces and Nephews among who are D.J. Rice, John Rice and wife Lynn of Taylorville, IL; Ron Rice of Springfield, MO; Ed Rice and Wife Kay of Venice, FL. She was preceded in death by her Husband in 2002, her parents and siblings.
Visitation will be held from 9:00-11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL with Pastor Gerald McPhillips officiating, Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, IL
Memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church 900 Northern Ave. Taylorville, IL 62568 or the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter 2309 W. White Oaks Drive, Suite E Springfield, IL 62704
Arrangements in care of Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL
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