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Doris Duensing, 91, Beaverville, IL (1924-2015)

Mother of Bro. Glenn "Bud" LaFond, pastor of Bearwallow United Methodist Church of Columbia, KY, passed away in Illinois. She was a member of the Town Board, a bookkeeper and member of Our Savior Lutheran Church. She leaves several relatives in Adair County, KY. Mrs. Duensing was book keeper at Curby Hardware for 44 years. A member of Our Savior Lutheran Church of Momence, as well as a member of the Beaverville Town Board for over 40 years. She enjoyed spending time with her great-grandchildren.
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Doris Duensing, 91, of Beaverville, IL, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at her home.

Visitation will be on Monday, October 19, 2015 from 4pm to 7pmCT at Baier Funeral Home, 102 West Oak Street, Watseka, IL. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 11amCT there. A one hour visitation will be held prior to services. Caleb LaFond will officiate.


Doris Duensing, 91, Beaverville, IL (1924-2015)

She was born on June 21, 1924 in Cabery, IL, the daughter of Francis Sheppard and Veronica (Mashing) Sheppard. She died Wednesday, October 14, 2015, in Beaverville, IL, at the age of 91 years, three months, and 23 days.

Doris married Melvin "Mel" Duensing on May 17, 1975 in Momence, IL. Her husband preceded her in passing on February 8, 2011.

Mrs. Duensing was book keeper at Curby Hardware for 44 years. A member of Our Savior Lutheran Church of Momence, as well as a member of the Beaverville Town Board for over 40 years. She enjoyed spending time with her great-grandchildren.

Surviving Mrs. Duensing are the following:
  • Two sons and daughter-in-laws: Bro. Glenn “Bud” and Mary LaFond of Columbia, Kentucky. and Wray and Beverly LaFond of Texas

  • One daughter: Patricia Haste Hardin, IL

  • Four sisters, Leona Shafer of Watseka, Betty Volden of North Carolina, Mary Ott of Arizona, and Carol Hildenbrand of Urbana, IL

  • Fifteen grandchildren: Amanda LaFond, Samantha LaFond, Walter Haste, Charlene Neukomm, Amy Given, Laura Salveson, Chante Norder, Nicole Blunk, Caleb LaFond, Josh LaFond, Isaac LaFond, Judy LaFond, John LaFond, Tom LaFond, B.J. LaFond

  • Twenty-nine great-grandchildren

  • Eight great-great- grandchildren

  • And many nieces and nephews
She is also preceded in death by both parents; husband; son Leslie; one sister Joann McFaden; one daughter-in-law, Susanne LaFond; and one great-great-grandson.

Memorials in Mrs. Duensing name can be made to the Family. Cremation rites will accordingly following services. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka, IL, at a later date.

This obituary information is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY


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Doris Duensing, 91, Beaverville, IL (1924-2015)



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