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12/10/2017 Email this articlePrint this article 
Jean Doescher
Jean Doescher, 89, of DeWitt, passed away Sunday evening, Dec. 10, 2017, at Maggie's House Assisted Living in DeWitt.

Dorothy Jean Doescher was born Aug. 10, 1928, to Vern and Willa Morgan Howson, in Clinton. She graduated from DeWitt High School in 1945. Jean married Marvin Doescher on Dec. 8, 1946, at Grace Lutheran Church in DeWitt. After owning and operating Tri-County Produce with Marvin, she was a baker for Barnes Foodland until she retired. Marvin preceded her in death on June 10, 1983.

Jean was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Ci-Ed Club, DeWitt bowling league, and Central Community Historical Society. She enjoyed crocheting baby hats for area hospitals, gardening, and spending time with her family.

Surviving are three children, Sandra Lass of DeWitt, Gary Doescher of Eldridge, and David (Ellen) Doescher of Algonquin, Illinois; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Janice (Thomas) Wiebenga; a sister-in-law, Joan Lass; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; three siblings, William (Venita) Howson, Dwayne (Helen) Howson, and Helen Mae (Lyle) Hofer; and an infant son, Marvin Jr.

Visitation will be from 9 until 10:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at Schultz Funeral Home in DeWitt. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed and a photo tribute viewed at schultzfuneralhomes.com


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