Suburban Chicago, Illinois
August 13, 2004
OBITUARY - DORIS I. (DOTY) GILREATH
December 09, 1907 - September 11, 2002
Funeral services for Doris I. GILREATH (nee DOTY), 95, of the Wyndemere Retirement Center in Wheaton [IL] since 1993,
formerly of Burlington, Iowa, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, at First United Methodist Church, 421 Washington St.,
Burlington. There will be no visitation. The Rev. Dennis TEVIS will officiate.
Born June 9, 1909 in Keswick, Iowa, she died Tuesday, August 10,
2004 at Wynscape Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Wheaton. Interment will be private for the family in Aspen Grove
On March 10, 1928, she married Bernard C. GILREATH in Leon [Decatur County, Iowa].
A homemaker, Mrs. GILREATH's interests were centered around her family and music. She spent all
of her growing years in Beaconsfield, Iowa. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Burlington, where
she sang in the choir, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the P.E.O. Sisterhood.
Doris was a descendant of
Edward DOTY, who came on the Mayflower in 1620.
Surviving are her daughters, Patricia JOHANSEN of Glen Ellyn [IL], Dorothy
FRY of Burlington [IA] and Carol (Rod) WHITE of Littleton, Colo.; 10 cherished grandchildren; 16 cherished
great-grandchildren; and several nieces and a nephew.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard C. GILREATH;
her parents, William V. and Bertha (REASONER) DOTY; two brothers; and a sister.
Memorial donations may be made to the
First United Methodist Church, 421 Washington St., Burlington, IA 52601. Arrangements were made by The Leonard Memorial
Home, Ltd., of Glen Ellyn. Friends may visit www.dailyherald.com/obits to express condolences and sign the guest book.
For funeral information, (630)469-0032.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2009
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