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Doris Waterman

November 14, 1922 — February 8, 2016

Doris Waterman, 93 of Taylorville passed away on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 9:18 a.m. at Hickory Estates in Taylorville, IL. She was born November 14, 1922 in Berry, IL the Daughter of Richard and Jesse (Dannenberger) Dively. She married Max R. Waterman on March 17, 1943 in Sharpsburg, IL and he later preceded her in death on March 7, 2002. She was a Homemaker and she worked in the Taylorville Schools’ Cafeterias for 47 years. She loved to be busy and did not retire until 91. She loved to Crochet. She and her husband Max spent 59 years on their farm in Johnson Township. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren, and she remained very independent despite her age. She was an avid Illini Basketball and Cardinals Fan. Doris was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville, IL.

Surviving are her Daughters: Connie (Jack) Ahlberg; Dixie (Terry) White all of Taylorville, IL; Grandchildren: Tim Ahlberg of Carol Stream, IL; Noelle Kleiterp of Singapore; Hilary Morelock of Taylorville, IL; Spencer White of Woodstock, IL; Great-Grandchildren: Bryan Ahlberg; Alex and Mia Morelock; Lucas, Emily and Sarah Kleiterp; Sister-in-Law: Donna Waterman of Taylorville, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, Sisters: Violet Davidson and Opal Dove; Brothers: Arnold Dively, William Dively and her Twin Brother Donald R. Dively.

Visitation will be held Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 12, 2016 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Becky Lembke Officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.

Memorials may be made to The Charitable Fund, 201 W. McKinley St., Decatur, IL 62526

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangments.

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

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Friday, February 12, 2016

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