Dorothy Louise Krohe, 85 of Springfield, died at 3:35 pm, Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at Capitol Care. Dorothy was born March 1, 1926 in Beardstown, IL the daughter of Claude and Wilma Gregory Anderson. She married James Henry Krohe on February 14, 1947.
Survivors include, her husband, James; her three daughters, Deborah Krohe, Peggy Ann Krohe, and Susie (Dave) Slaughter all of Springfield; three sons, James H. Krohe, Jr., R.G. Krohe of Dawson, and John Krohe of Springfield; five grandchildren, Justin, Kelsey, Austin, Gavin, and Madison; five sisters, Jean Edsall of Danville, Betty (Paul) Chartos of Hammond, IN, Jan Anderson and Sherry (David) Taylor both of Beardstown, and Nancy (Carroll) Lovekamp of Rushville, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Dorothy was a lifelong housewife, and mother who was always cheering on her family in various sporting activities. She enjoyed flower gardening, working crosswords, and later in life became an ardent Cub fan.
Memorial Gathering: 5-7 pm Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.