Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

January 4, 2014

Doris Eden


Effingham Daily News

---- — Doris Anne Eden, 78 of Effingham, formerly of Robinson, passed away at 11:50 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Effingham.

Funeral services will be at noon Monday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Robinson. Burial will be in Robinson Township Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham, and for one hour prior to the funeral Mass Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be left at www.bauerfh.com.

Doris Anne was born Sept. 11, 1935, in Robinson, the daughter of Harold and Helen (Stewart) Woodard. She married Tom Eden on Oct. 16, 1955, and he survives. Doris Anne was a member of St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Robinson, had previously been a receptionist for Marathon Oil in Robinson and worked in the bookkeeping department at First National Bank of Robinson for 12 years. Doris Anne was the first Palestine Labor Day Queen in September 1955. She enjoyed reading, playing bridge, tennis and shopping. Doris Anne spent many hours watching her kid’s sporting events. She loved spending time with her family, grandkids and friends.

Doris Anne is survived by her husband, Tom; son, Richard (Vallie) of Springfield; three daughters, Kathryn (John) Sheary of Forsyth, Brenda of Springfield and Julie (Dan) Wortman of Effingham; sister, Norma Mae Wiseman of Ashburn, Va.; nine grandchildren, Leslie Sheary, Jacob Sheary, Kiersten Sheary, Amber Eden, Ava Eden, Elizabeth Wortman, Sarah Wortman, Rachel Wortman and Zachary Wortman; and one great-granddaughter, Laela Sheary.

Doris Anne was preceded in death by her parents; infant daughter, Mary; and three brothers, Loren, Jack and Frank.

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