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Kathryn Jean Dishon

April 7, 1913 - August 31, 2015

Kathryn Jean Dishon, 102, of Springfield, died at 3:55 pm, Monday August 31, 2015 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born April 7, 1913 in Athens, to George William and Kathryn Alice Turnbull Nance. She married Theodore Dishon on January 11, 1935 and he preceded her in death on April 22, 1979.

Survivors include one daughter Emily (Walter) Kleban of Springfield; two sons, Teddy (Linda) Dishon of Springfield, and Larry (Deborah) Dishon of Winston-Salem, NC; six grandchildren; several great grandchildren; five sisters; two brothers and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and three sisters.

Kathryn was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She enjoyed playing BINGO, was a Lawrence Welk fan, and enjoyed watching games shows. She also enjoyed putting puzzles together, doing word searches, and previously enjoyed crocheting. She was a member of the Red Hat Society. Kathryn liked helping everyone and babysat for a lot of kids.

She was a homemaker, had worked for St. John’s Hospital, and was a former private house worker.

Visitation: 4-7 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 11 am, Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at the Oak Ridge Chapel Mausoleum with Pastor Darrell Debowey officiating.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2750 East Sangamon Ave., Springfield, IL 62702.

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Time: 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Time: 11:00 am


Memorial Information

The family requests memorial contributions be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2750 East Sangamon Ave., Springfield, IL 62702.


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