Evelyn M. Dorries

  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Saturday, March 22, 2014 3:00-8:00 PM
    ~Memorial Prayers at 8:00 PM~

  • Visitation Location
    Moss Funeral Home, Breese
    • Full Obituary

      Evelyn M. Dorries, nee Hellmann, 92, of Breese, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Breese.

      Mrs. Dorries was born May 8, 1921 in Germantown to Henry W. and Etha (Venters) Hellmann; they preceded her in death.

      She married Earl Dorries on July 28, 1942 in Rome, GA; he preceded her in death on April 14, 1989.

      In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a great-grandchild; sisters, Bertha Bolk, Leona Goewert, Goldie Loepker, Mabel Maxfield, and Mildred Potts; and brothers, Arthur Hellmann, Lloyd Hellmann, and Ellsworth Hellmann.

      Surviving are her children, Earleen (friend Jas) Arnold of North Carolina, Darleen (Paul) Ritter of Centralia, Shirley (Dan) Kaegy Glenn (Pat) Dorries, and Charmaine (fiancé Gene Albers) Kleiboeker all of Breese; 15 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Pearl (Elmer) Rosen of Breese.

      Evelyn was a homemaker and a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Breese.

      Visitation will be Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 3:00-8:00 PM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Memorial Prayers will be at 8:00 PM Saturday evening. A private interment will take place in St. John's Cemetery, Breese.

      Memorials can be made to Aviston Countryside Manor activity fund or to the St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary Lights for Scholarship and will be received at the funeral home.

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