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Doris J. Bietsch

February 13, 1924 - July 16, 2015

Doris J. Bietsch, 91, of Springfield, died at 11:02 am, Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Regency, surrounded by her family. She was born February 13, 1924 in Springfield to Emmett and Christine Harbauer Rebok.

Survivors include three daughters, Kiara of Washington State; Mary (Bruce) Centko of Auburn and Nancy (Philip) Stone of Springfield; two sons, David (Marie) Bietsch of Bradenton, FL and Richard Bietsch of Springfield; five grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one sister Mary Ellen Craig of Woodstock, IL and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and step-father, Leo Smith.

Doris was a charter member of Christ the King Church. She retired from Franklin Life Insurance Company and had previously worked for Sangamo Electric during WWII and for Sears’s credit department.

Visitation: 5-7 pm, Monday, July 20, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home, with a prayer service at 5 pm.

Funeral Mass: 9:30 am, Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at Christ the King Church with Reverend Joseph Ring officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, July 20, 2015

Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Time: 09:30 am

Christ The King Church


1930 Barberry Drive, Springfield, IL, 62704

(217) 546-3527 Map

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Camp Butler National Cemetery


5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to:

Land of Lincoln Honor Flight or Memorial Medical Center Home Hospice.

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