|Birth: ||Jan. 14, 1915|
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 2012|
Dorothy I. Ebens, age 97, of Rockford, IL passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at SwedishAmerican Hospital.
She was born Jan. 14, 1915, in Creston, daughter of John and Marie (Steinsbo) Vogle. Dorothy married Raymond J. Ebens in Lindenwood, IL on Nov. 17, 1934; he died Nov. 11, 2005, in Rockford.
She worked at Ny-Lint Corp for many years and then at Rockford Products until her retirement. Dorothy was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church more than 75 years, where she volunteered in many activities and received her 50-year Bible from the church. She enjoyed baking, especially cookies, pies and cakes. She loved spending the holidays with her family.
Survived by son, Dennis (Cindy) Ebens; daughter, Shirley Boomgarden, both of Rockford; grandchildren, Erin and Ryan (Oana) Ebens, Steven (Jan) and Jon (Linda) Boomgarden; great-grandchildren, Alex, Abby, Nicole and Kyle Boomgarden, Zoe and Noelle Ebens; many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her husband of 71 years, Ray; parents; brother; and four sisters.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 1860 S. Mulford Road, with the Rev. Woody Knutson officiating. Burial in Monroe Center Cemetery. Visitation from 10 a.m. to service time Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials to Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 3300 Rural St., Rockford, IL 61108, or to the family.
Published in Rockford Register Star from January 23 to January 24, 2012
John Vogle (1880 - 1963)
Marie Vogle (1889 - 1946)
Monroe Center Cemetery
Created by: Ben Jacobson
Record added: Nov 15, 2008
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