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 Doris A <I>Greene</I> Winship

Doris A Greene Winship

Death 3 Jun 2013 (aged 91–92)
Burial Putnam, Putnam County, Illinois, USA
Plot Sec G, row 15
Memorial ID 29082366 · View Source
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MORTON - Doris A. Winship, 91, of Morton and formerly of East Peoria, died at 11:30 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2013, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria, Ill.

Born on July 2, 1921, in Sparland, Ill., to Ralph E. and Rena Tanquary Greene, she married Ralph E. Winship on Nov. 18, 1945, in Sparland, Ill. He survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Barbara (Michael) Hutchins of Morton, Ill.; five grandchildren, Sean Hutchins, Tracy (Derek) Anderson and Nicola (Lyndon) Perry, all of Pekin, Ill., Stephen (Amy Connell) Blease of Stoughton, Wis., and Amy (Chris Robinson) Blease of Worcester, England; her son-in-law, David Blease of Delavan, Ill.; one brother, Ralph Greene of Sun City, Ariz.; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Carol Winship Blease.

Doris taught fifth and sixth grades at Irving Elementary School in Peoria Public Schools District 150 for 30 years, retiring in 1984. She was a breast cancer survivor of 20 years.

Doris was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Peoria for many years.

Growing up on a farm, Doris enjoyed nature, including gardening, birds, flowers and butterflies. Her sense of humor and appreciation for music was contagious. Her vivacious and upbeat personality will be missed by all who have known her.

Services for Doris will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in East Peoria. The Rev. Glenn Ioder will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 7, 2013, at Putnam County Cemetery in Senachwine.

Memorials may be made to the ALS Association, Peoria Chapter; or American Cancer Society .

Doris' memorial website is available at, where condolences may also be sent to the family.

Published in Peoria Journal Star on June 5, 2013

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