|Doris E. Hollmer|
|September 15, 1927 - July 22, 2011|
|Taylor Ridge, Illinois|
|Visitation: 3-7 pm Tuesday July 26, 2011 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan, IL|
|Funeral Service: 10 am Wednesday July 27, 2011 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan, IL|
|Interment: July 27, 2011 at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery |
|Doris E. Hollmer, 83, of Taylor Ridge, Ill., died Friday, July 22, 2011, at Trinity Medical Center, Rock Island. Services for Mrs. Hollmer will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan, Ill. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family or your favorite charity.|
Doris was born on September 15, 1927, in Rockford, Ill., daughter of Chris Roussell and Freda (Kisting) Roussell. She married Robert Hollmer on February 4, 1947, at St. Anthonyís Catholic Church in Davenport. Mrs. Hollmer was a homemaker. Her memberships include St. Patrickís Catholic Church, where she was very active. She was a former member of the Andalusia Motherís Club and served as the president for many years. She also volunteered as a captain of the American Cancer Society for lower Rock Island County for over 30 years. She was always ready to lend a helping hand to anyone who needed it.
Doris was a very compassionate and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend to many and will be greatly missed.
Survivors include her husband, Robert; daughters, Karen (Michael) Hines, Milan, Susan (David) Wynn, Milan; daughter-in-law, Carolyn Hollmer, Andalusia, Ill.; son-in-law, Marty Bradley, Burlington, Iowa; grandchildren, Jennifer (Todd) Morgan, Valerie Bradshaw, Sarah Hollmer, Seth Hollmer, Eric (Valerie) Wynn, Kyle Wynn and Logan Wynn; step-grandchildren, Nicole Bradley and Erin Bradley; six great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Leo (Marilyn) Roussell, Davenport, Darlene (Fred) Carstens, Davenport, Mary (James) Piercy, Moline; step-brother, Bert (Chris) Shipley, Jr., Jacksonville, Fla.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents, step-parents, sons, Michael Hollmer and Douglas Hollmer, a daughter, Judith Bradley, and a brother, Donald Roussell.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com.
Dear Susan and family; I am so sadden to have your Mom pass away! She has always been a dear friend of our family! We know how much you will miss her! She was one of the BEST! I am sure she will be reunited with Judy and Doug, please let you Dad, Bob know how sorry we are! We will probably see you on Tuesday evening.
Jan and Steve Dixon
-- Jan Dixon
I just wanted to send my sympathy to your family in your time of loss. I enjoyed being able to take care of Doris and meeting all of your family. Thinking of all of you during your loss.
-- Kendall 7 South RN
Karen, Jen, Valerie & families,
I was saddened to read about your mom (grandma). Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. I know the pain of losing a mom. She will live on in your heart and your memories.
Donna and Shawna
-- Donna Meade
Susan, Dave and all the families - Sorry to hear that your mom has passed on. May God comfort you with strong arms and support during this time. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
-- Karen Nimrick
Our sincere condolances to you Bob and all the family. We have so many fond memories of her. She was bridesmaid when we got married 65 years ago July 22. May the good Lord help you at this time. Bob and Teresa
-- Teresa Cassatt
My prayers are with you Logan, know that god will always be with you and your family, but at this time I can't take the hurt away, but I can say that I love you and she is ok now, she's with God. May he keep you and your family safe and he will comfort you. All things through christ who strengthen me. God bless. Karlene, Jamaree, Eliajh and Marcella
-- Karlene McKinley