Dorothy Mae Boyer Kerberick

Born: Sat., Jan. 3, 1920
Died: Wed., Dec. 26, 2012


9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Mon., Dec. 31, 2012
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Mon., Dec. 31, 2012
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

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   Mrs. Dorothy Mae Boyer Kerberick, 92, of St. Vincent's Home, formerly of West Point, Illinois, died at 6:40 a.m. Wednesday (December 26, 2012) in Blessing Hospital.

   Born January 3, 1920 in Horton, Kansas, Dorothy was the daughter of Edd and Bessie Lincoln Boyer.  She married Herman John Kerberick on December 29, 1940 in Palmyra, Missouri. He preceded her in death in February, 1998.

   Dorothy was a 1938 graduate of Quincy High School and attended Gem City Business College.  She was a member of the Quincy Writer's Guild and loved writing poetry, having published a series of four books, "Poetically Yours".

   Dorothy devoted her life to raising her family but still found time to volunteer at the Illinois Veteran's Home.

   Survivors include four daughters, Sally McBee of Mountain Home, AR, Helen Griesbaum (Harold) of Maywood, MO, Diane King (Don) and Ruth Thevil (Joe) both of Quincy; five sons, Roger Kerberick of Quincy, Robert Kerberick (Dina) Glen Carbon, IL, Kevin Allan Kerberick of Mountain Home, AR, Brian Kerberick of Knob Noster, MO and Christopher Kerberick of West Point, IL; ten grandchildren, Pam Lowe (R. C.), Eric Buczynski, Nicholas Kerberick, Ross Kerberick, David McBee (Kelly), Sara McBee, Rick Griesbaum, Bryce King (Dixie), Breann Thevil and Luke Kerberick; six great grandchildren, Mara Kate Lowe, Kylie King, Hudson King, Tara Lynn King, Austin McBee and Bethany McBee; two brothers, Ralph Boyer (Mary) and Gerald Boyer both of Quincy; and many loving nieces and nephews.

   Mrs. Kerberick was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Joseph Kerberick; two brothers, Sonny Boyer and Donald Boyer; and a sister, Frances Huffines.

   Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home by the Rev. George Tomko.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Monday morning from 9:00 until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

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Dave Boyer
   Posted Wed January 02, 2013
Our sincerest condolences! We are so sorry that we couldn't make the funeral - we didn't hear about it until late the night before, and couldnt' make arrangements. Aunt Dot was so nice; I have many happy memories of her. She was so original - she wrote poetry and was very lively; I remember her talking about the dances at the veterans home, and visiting with my dad in her later years. My dad really loved her, and he'd take her blood pressure when she came over.

She will be missed. May time bring you peace!

Dave Boyer

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