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Dorothy June Cronister

June 8, 1923 - August 8, 2014

Dorothy June Cronister, 91, of Springfield, died at 2:30 p.m., Friday, August 8, 2014 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born June 8, 1923 in Springfield to Frank and Fannie Shomidie Kohlrus. She married Leroy Cronister on November 1, 1941 and he preceded her in death on January 25, 2005. Her parents; two brothers, Frank and Mike Kohlrus and two sisters, Mary Reichle and Anna Cole also preceded her in death.

Survivors include two daughters, Karen Joyce Bice of Springfield and Janice Lynn (Bruce) Cain of Humble, TX; one son, Gary Lee (Carol) Cronister of Springfield; five grandchildren; five great- grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was a member of First Church of God. Dorothy worked at the State Journal Register as a switchboard operator for 21 years, and worked at Illinois National Bank as a receptionist for seven years before retiring. She enjoyed playing cards and cooking.

Visitation: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Jay Kroft officiating. Burial will be in Taylor Cemetery in Riverton.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. John’s Hospice.

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Time: 11:00 am - 01:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Time: 01:00 pm



Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014


Memorial Information


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