Dorothy Marie Ebers, 95 of O’Fallon, Missouri, formerly of Cahokia, Illinois passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017 at Garden View Care Center in O’Fallon, Missouri.
Dorothy was born on March 6, 1922 in Chester, Illinois; the daughter of the late Nick and Margaret (Schoenberger) Gross. Dorothy was a homemaker and mom who was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Cahokia, Illinois and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester, Illinois. Dorothy enjoyed her days gardening and spending time with her family. She will be remembered for all the special times they shared together.
Dorothy is survived by and will be missed by her sons; David (Mary) Ebers of Wentzville, Missouri, Ken (Marcy) Ebers of Columbia, Illinois; her grandchildren, Alexis Blackthorn, Olivia Junker, Andrea Bodinet; her great-grandchildren, Emmett Bodinet, Camden Bodinet, Isabell Bodinet, Gaberielle, Blackthorn, Keira Blackthorn, Makaela Blackthorn; her sister, Ida Gartner.
In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband; Raymond Ebers and her grandson, Nathaniel Ebers.
Friends may call on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In celebration of Dorothy’s life visitation will continue on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 911 Swanwick St., in Chester, Illinois with The Very Reverend Eugene H. Wojcik officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary of Help Christian Cemetery in Chester, Illinois. Memorials are suggested to masses or the Parkinson’s Association.
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