Mrs. Doris Lepper, 94, of rural Quincy, died at 7:15 p.m. Friday (April 18, 2014) in her home.
Born October 27, 1919 in Callao, Missouri, Doris was the daughter of Casper and Emma Schaefer Fleer. She married Grant D. Lepper on May 7, 1942 in Quincy. Doris and Grant celebrated their 63rd Anniversary in May 2005, shortly before Grant passed away on December 18, 2005.
A longtime member of Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ where she was a member of the Afternoon Guild and helped served many funeral luncheons over the years. Doris enjoyed cooking, playing cards and socializing with family and friends. She was blessed with her family.
Doris was a 1937 graduate of Quincy High School and a 1941 graduate of Blessing Hospital School of Nursing. She worked on the family dairy farm with her husband and had worked in various nursing positions until her retirement in 1985.
Survivors include two sons, Larry Lepper (Jan) of Indianola, IA and Kent Lepper (Angela) of Quincy; five grandchildren, Brian Lepper and Bradley Lepper both of Indianola, IA and Tom Lepper (Sara), Terry Lepper (Emily) and Trent Lepper (Jennifer) all of Quincy; nine great grandchildren, Jacob Lepper, Justin Lepper, Jordan Lepper, Andrea Lepper, Grant Lepper, Brennan Lepper, Michael Lepper, Joshua Lepper and Samuel Lepper; one niece; three nephews; and many loving great nieces and great nephews.
Mrs. Lepper was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Grant; three sisters, Wilma Fleer in infancy, Melba Speckhart and Carlene Nieders; and three brothers, Arnold Fleer, Loren Fleer and Howard Fleer.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home by Pastor Ken Kramer. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.
Visitation will beTuesday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 and Wednesday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Transitions of Western Illinois, Chaddock School or the Hospice of the donor's choice.