Dorothy V. Doye, 90, a resident of the Kewanee Care Home, formerly of Galva, died at 1:20 PM, Monday, July 8, 2013 at the home.Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, July 11 at Rux Funeral Home in Galva. Tony Dawson will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Galva Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to OSF Hospice.
She was born December 26, 1922 in Galva, the daughter of Linnie and Verna (Lind) Nordstrom. She married Dale F. Doye on April 28, 1945 in Galva and he preceded her in death on January 25, 1993. Survivors include three sons, David (Janis) Doye of Williamsburg, VA, Michael Doye of Kewanee and Dennis (Florence) Doye of Duncan, IL, a daughter, Margaret (Richard) Camey of Kewanee, seven grandchildren, Kimberly (Mark) Tudder, Danielle (Phillip) Schwigen, Mara Lynn Doye, Elizabeth Doye, James (Barb) Doye, Erik (Lydia) Doye and Andrew (Amy) Doye and ten great grandchildren, Mallery, Kaitlyn and Ryan Tudder, Joey and Kyle Doye, Tyler and Joshua Doye, Samantha, Kimber and Jennifer Schwigen and two on the way. She was also preceded in death by her parents.
Dorothy graduated from Galva High School. She was a homemaker and in her early years had worked at Briegel’s. She was a member of the Worthwhile Club and enjoyed playing cards and spending time with her family.