|Birth: ||Mar. 25, 1928|
|Death: ||Jan. 16, 2012|
STERLING - Doris Ditsch Bressler, 83, of Sterling, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford.
She was born March 25, 1928, in Sterling, the daughter of Thomas and Dorothy (Harmon) McCue. She married Junior Ditsch. He died March 23, 1962. She later married B. Frank Bressler. He died August 2004. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling, and was a volunteer at the church, as well as in the community.
Surviving are her daughter, Kathy Ditsch (Don) Wiersema of Stuart, Fla.; her son, Jim (Yvonne Helmann) Ditsch of Harvard; her stepdaughters, Judy (William) Townsend of Belleville and Sally Kelly of Sterling; 11 grandchildren, Kelli Wiersema, Daniel Wiersema, Kari Ditsch, Amanda Ditsch, Shannon Ditsch, William F. (Dawn) Townsend, Traci (Jim) Miller, Jason (Rebecca) Townsend, Stephen (Dana) Kelly, Ryan (Debbi) Kelly and Kathryn (Charles) Woodward; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at McDonald Funeral Home, Rock Falls. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sterling, with the Rev. Paul C. White, celebrant, officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.
Memorial contributions to Juvenile Diabetes Research would be appreciated.
The Dixon Telegraph
Dixon, Lee Co., IL.
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012
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Oak Knoll Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Pat Esterday
Record added: Jan 20, 2012
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