Dorene Alberta Babb, 92, was a daughter of Herbert and Bertha Glaser Wehmeier, she married Donald F. Babb on Dec. 25, 1942, in Minier. They were married for 54 years. He died Feb. 12, 1997, in Pekin.
She was also preceded in death by her parents.
Surviving are one daughter, Donna (Cliff) Conway, one grandson, Craig (Janelle) Conway, one granddaughter, Kelly Conway, three great-granddaughters, one great-grandson and one step-great-granddaughter.
She was a graduate of Minier High School and a 1936 graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University.
Dorene taught home economics and music for 7 ½ years in Weldon, Illinois and was a member of Saint Paul United Church of Christ in Pekin.
The Pantagraph, Bloomington, IL-March 2, 1008
Donald F Babb
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