February 20, 1924 - July 25, 2016
Dorothy Ellen Magee, 92, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 4:57 P.M. Monday July 25, 2016 at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Living in Hoopeston. She was born February 20, 1924, in Cullom, IL, the daughter of Fred and Nellie (Neth) Kennedy. She married Harry Magee on February 22, 1941 in Cullom, IL. He preceded her in death. She is survived by two daughters, Judy (Bob) Clark of Rankin, IL and Ruth (Glen) Hoel of Onarga, IL; one son, Dave (Scharry) Magee of Hoopeston, IL; one sister, Frieda Peters-Johnson of Danforth, IL; 6 grandchildren, Pam (Pat) Jolliff, Kim Riedel, Brenda (Sandy) Herman, Jen (Jeremy) Gaddis, Mark (Shahna) Magee and Chad Hoel; 15 great-grandchildren, Ben, Zach and Nathan Jolliff, Brooke and Emily Lantz and Daniel Riedel, Allison (Nick) Ravens, Madison and Wyatt Herman, Brady, Cole and Gracyn Gaddis and Kennedy, Seth and Rhett Magee and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one granddaughter, Heather Hoel; one grandson, Danny Magee; two brothers-in-law, Ernest “Frosty” Peters and Ken Johnson; and one grandson-in-law, Dennis Riedel. Mrs. Magee was a homemaker. She attended the Hoopeston First Church of God and was a member of the Rural Neighbors Club. Dorothy enjoyed crocheting, painting, calligraphy, and bowling. She also enjoyed playing bridge, euchre and peanuckle and watching University of Illinois basketball. Dorothy’s greatest enjoyment was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. A visitation will be held 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. Thursday July 28, 2016 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E Main St. Hoopeston, IL. The funeral service will be at 10:30 A.M. Friday July 29, 2016 at the funeral home, with Pastor Micah Mobley, Pastor Bruce McQuigg and Sam Terrell officiating. Burial will follow in the East Lynn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Hoopeston First Church of God 1004 E. Orange St. Hoopeston, IL 60942, the Dan Magee Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o First Farmers Bank 221 Bank St. Hoopeston, IL 60942 or Relay for Life of Iroquois County 17060 Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477. Please visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Dorothy’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences. Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.
Dorothy Ellen Magee, 92, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 4:57 P.M. Monday July 25, 2016 at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Living in Hoopeston. She was born February 20, 1924, in Cullom, IL, the daughter of Fred and Nellie (Neth) Kennedy.... View Obituary & Service Information
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