Doris married Melvin “Mel” Duensing on May 17, 1975 in Momence. He 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 two sons and daughter-in-law's, locally by 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; 29 great-grandchildren; 8 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.
Visitation will be on Monday, October 19, 2015 from 4-7pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 11:00 am, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka.
A one hour visitation will be held prior to services. Caleb LaFond will officiate. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka, IL, at a later date. Memorials in Mrs. Duensing name can be made to the Family. Cremation rites will be accordingly following services.
This obituary information is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
In Columbia, KY