Doris Hoveln

January 4, 1934 ~ May 28, 2021 (age 87)


Doris M. Hoveln, 87, of St. Joseph passed away at 2:35 P.M. Friday May 28, 2021 at Reflections Memory Care, Savoy.

 Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday June 1, 2021 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 802 E. Douglas St. Joseph. Pastor Andrew Jones will officiate. Burial will be in Kopmann Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. at the church.

 Freese Funeral Home 302 E. Grand Ave. is in charge of arrangements.

 Doris was born January 4, 1934 at Ogden. The daughter of Howard and Ellen (Orr) Jacobs. She married George Hoveln on December 28, 1952 in Ogden. He preceded her in death on September 3, 2005.

 She is survived by her children; Sharon (Ralph) Brown of Naperville, IL, Carol (Keith) Watson of Wausau, WI, Keith (Lynne) Hoveln of Sidney and Donna (Mark) Luedke of Broadlands. Eleven grandchildren and Ten great-grandchildren. One brother Robert (Ann) Jacobs of Bowling Green, KY.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers Donald, Larry, Charles. Two sisters Wilma Bensyl, Vivian Wood.

 Doris was a charter member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, St. Joseph. She worked at the University of Illinois at the Illini Union as a Bookkeeper retiring in 1989.

 She enjoyed crocheting, cross stitching, sewing and cooking. Doris also had a green thumb.

 Memorials may be made to Kopmann Cemetery or Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.

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June 1, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

Funeral Service
June 1, 2021

10:30 AM
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

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