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Susan Grace Dove

November 22, 1947 - September 11, 2016

Susan Grace Dove, 68, of Riverton, died at 10:40 am, Sunday, September 11, 2016 at Vibra Hospital in Springfield. She was born November 22, 1947 in Decatur to Charles E. and Alice J. French McKenzie. She married William “Bill” Dove of Riverton on October 4, 1969 in Springfield, Illinois and he survives.

Also surviving are her daughters, Laura Kennedy and her husband, Rusty and children Grace and Anna Kennedy of Rochester and Gwen Clayton and her husband Jarrod and children William, Katherine and Henry Clayton of Stokesdale, NC; and brothers, Scott McKenzie and his children, Jason, Todd and Jillian of Columbus, OH and Daniel McKenzie and his son, Daniel of Springfield;
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Sandy McKenzie.

Susan attended MacArthur High School in Decatur, Ray-Vogue College of Design in Chicago and University of Illinois – Springfield. She was Executive Director of the Sangamon County Department of Community Resources for 17 years. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church of Springfield; Girl Scouts of Central Illinois; Springfield Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution; US Daughters of 1812; Daughters of Union Veterans and Daughters of Colonial Wars.

Visitation: 4-7 pm, Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home Springfield. There will be a second visitation from 9:00 – 9:30 am, Friday, September 16, 2016 at Westminster Presbyterian Church.

Funeral Service: 9:30 am, Friday at Westminster Presbyterian Church with The Reverend Dr. Blythe Denham Kieffer officiating.

Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, September 15, 2016

Time: 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Service Information

Date: Friday, September 16, 2016

Time: 10:30 am

Westminster Presbyterian Church


533 W. Carpenter Street
Springfield, IL

217-522-4415 Map

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, September 16, 2016

Camp Butler National Cemetery


5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map

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