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Remmert Funeral Home

521 East Washington Street, East Peoria, IL

OBITUARY

Dorothy D. Tipton

June 6, 1925May 21, 2020

Dorothy D. Tipton, 94, of East Peoria passed away at 5:45pm on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Generations at Riverview in East Peoria.

Dorothy was born on June 6, 1925 to Sophia and Thomas Cooper in Jefferson City, MO. She married the love of her life, Robert Tipton on August 10, 1946. He died on February 19, 2002.

She has two surviving children, Sharon Bopp and Bruce (Sheryl) Tipton. She had three grandchildren; Shannon (Andy) Wiezek, Scott (Allison) Tipton and Mary (Taylor) Shear. She was also blessed with four great grandchildren, Paige and Brody Wiezek and Mark and Maeve Shear. Her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren were the focus and love of her life. She had 5 siblings, Fritz (Betty) Cooper, Joe (Ivie) Cooper, Mary (Frank) Benedict, Helen (Dan) Saults, and Estelle (Sam Hawrelok) Layton. Estelle survives.

At the time of her retirement in 1986, she was the Office Manager of Drs. Hardbeck and Brown in Alton, IL. After moving to East Peoria upon retirement, she volunteered for 19 years at OSF Hospital bringing flowers and joy into many patients lives. Dorothy loved creating family memories and traditions with the foods she would cook. All of her family will cherish their memories of her famous Suzy Q birthday cakes and pumpkin custard.

Private family services will be held. Burial will be in Fondulac Twp. Cemetery in East Peoria.

Memorials may be made to OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial

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