Doris C. Stollard, 86, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, June 8, 2014. Doris was born Oct. 3, 1928, in Joliet, Ill., and resided in Elburn.
Doris was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend who always wore a smile on her face. After her husband’s (James) untimely death in 1983, Doris went back to school, back to work, and ultimately ran a successful secretarial service until her retirement. In her later years, her greatest joys were spending time with her children, grand children and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed knitting, ceramics and spending time with her friends at The Meadows Apartments in Elburn. Doris is survived by her three children, Tina (Darrell) Dudzik of Phoenix, Jeffrey (Lisa) Stollard of Elburn and Jim Stollard of Jacksonville, Ill. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Stephanie Lenderman, Jim Dudzik, Nick and Mike Stollard. Also surviving are her three great-grandchildren, Alexis, Kylee and Cash Lenderman. Doris is survived by one sister, Marion (William) Pollack of Wilmington, Ill. She was Aunt to many and a loving, caring friend to all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James; parents, Loren and Zelda Carver; and her brother, George Carver.
Private funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 19, 2014, at Graceland Cemetery in Decatur, Ill. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Brintlinger and Earl, Decatur.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The American Heart Association.