Genn, Dorothy Longtime resident of Springfield, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2012 in Elgin, IL. Dorothy was born on June 28, 1929, in Ashland, the daughter of Mose Lee and Nellie Lee White. She is one of 12 children having 8 sisters and 3 brothers, she is survived by 2 sisters, Lunette and Mae Nell. She married to Roger Genn, who preceded her in death in 1992. Dorothy and Roger were members of Jerome United Methodist Church, she remained a member until she moved from Springfield. She is survived by her children, William E. Krieg Jr of Carpenterville, IL, Larry B. Krieg of Hudson, MA, Delores Hogan of Scottsdale, AZ, and Lee Krieg Lowery of Avondale, AZ; and 8 grandchildren, (Kathy Soto, Brigitte Krieg, Cindy Hapke, Renae Womack, Kyle Krieg, David Krieg, Rebekah Krieg, Michelle Krieg); and 11 great-grandchildren. One grandchild, Mark Atwood, preceded her in death. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Jerome United Methodist Church, 1570 Reed Avenue, Springfield, IL, 62704. The family will receive guests from 11 a.m. until the time of services at the church. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Rev. Paul Black of Jerome United Methodist Church will conduct the services. Please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name may be made to the Jerome United Methodist Church.
Published in Courier News on November 30, 2012