Doris (McKenna) Dafferner

Born: Sun., Oct. 18, 1925
Died: Tue., Apr. 12, 2016

Cremation - Private services

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   Doris Dafferner, 90, of Quincy, died at 5:15 a.m. Tuesday (April 12, 2016) in Good Samaritan Home.

   Born October 18, 1925 in St. Louis, Missouri,  Doris was the daughter of Jack McKenna and Helen Charbulak McKenna.  She married Darvin Dafferner on December 24, 1943 in Couer D'Alene, Idaho. He preceded her in death on March 21, 2013.  

   Doris enjoyed crocheting, tending to her orchids, and in her early years playing golf.  She was devoted to her family and cherished the time she spent with them, especially her grandchildren.

   Doris was employed as a secretary at Merkel's Sporting Goods Store and later for Dr. Reed until her retirement.
   Survivors include a daughter, Pat Shull (Dennis ) of Quincy; two sons, Mike Dafferner (Carol) of The Woodlands, TX and Bradley Dafferner of Houston, TX;  six grandchildren, Brian Dafferner (Joy), Alec Dafferner (Libby), Stacy Shull Gustafson (Craig), Nathan Shull, Michael Shull, and Devon Shull Kaufmann (Tyler); eleven great grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews.  

   Doris was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Darvin; and two sisters, Marie "Bobbie" Fry and Rose Olson.  

   Cremation rites have been accorded to Mrs. Dafferner.  A private memorial service will be held at a later date.  

   Memorials may be made to the Good Samaritan Home in care of Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home, 1435 State Street, Quincy, IL 62301.

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Laurie Bohne
   Posted Wed April 13, 2016

Mrs. Pat,

Your mother was so precious to me. I am so grateful for the time I had with her and she will be missed by all of us. Pat, you were the perfect daughter and caregiver and she loved you so much, it was a pleasure seeing you so often, I wish more families were more like you. You and your family have forever touched my heart.

My prayers are with you and yours,

Laurie Bohne

Richard and Fern Heitholt
   Posted Thu April 14, 2016
Dear Pat, Mike and Brad,
We are saddened to learn of the passing of your mother. God's Blessings to you.

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