Dorothy M. Vocks, 91, of Taylorville, passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 5:42 p.m. at the Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville, IL. She was born on November 24, 1922 in Covington, KY; the daughter of Clarence and Anna (Kraft) Malkemus. She married Paul Louis Vocks on April 11, 1942 in St. Louis, MO; he preceded her on August 26, 2008. She was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville, and the St. Vincent Memorial Hospital Auxiliary for many years. Dorothy was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and the St. Louis Blues. She was very active in her community.
She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Ann (James) Boedeker of St. Peters, MO; sons: Gary P. Vocks of Pawnee, IL, Kirk G. (Kathleen) Vocks of Taylorville, IL and Gregory A. (Diana) Vocks of Heiligenkreuz, Austria; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in passing by her parents and husband, Paul.
Visitation will be from 8:00 until 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 29, 2013 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Taylorville, IL. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 29, 2013 with Father Mariadas Chatla officiating. Burial will be at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL
Memorials may be made to; Christian County YMCA, 900 McAdam Drive,
Taylorville, IL 62568
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.
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