Doris M. Dorn, 95, of Rockford, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Saint Anthony Medical Center after a short illness. Born March 5, 1922, in Rockford, IL, daughter of Leonard and Gladys (Drager) Wills. Doris married the love of her life, Richard Dorn, on October 27, 1943 in Rockford. She made her spiritual home at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Belvidere, where she was a past member of the Ladies Guild. Doris enjoyed reading, word searches, cooking and gardening. Most of all, she loved her family.
Doris is loved and missed by her children, Martha Richman of Solvang, CA, Kathleen Dorn of Rockford, Mary (Mike) Conklin of Machesney Park, John (Debbie) Dorn of Rockford, Tom (Barbara) Dorn of Rockford, Anne (Alan) Wetzel of Lindenwood; 21 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Nancy (Bill) Hay; and numerous nieces and nephews. Doris was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Richard, brothers, Kenneth Wills, and Glenn Wills, sister, Rosemary Wills, and son-in-law, Lester Richman.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of 4 West at Saint Anthony Medical Center for their loving and compassionate care of Doris.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 13 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 Belvidere Road, Belvidere, IL 61008 with Rev. Allan Buss officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, May 12, 2017 at the church and from 9:30 until the time of service on Saturday. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.