Dorothy Lovell

December 4, 1916 — March 12, 2017

Dorothy Lovell

Bloomington - Dorothy K. Lovell, 100, a lifelong resident of Bloomington, passed away at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 12, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

Her memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 7, 2017 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Bloomington with Pastor Christine McNeal officiating. Visitation will be from 10:30-11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow the service at Park Hill Cemetery. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be made the Withers Home Trust, c/o Second Presbyterian Church, 313 N. East St, Bloomington, Illinois 61701-4004.

Dorothy was born on December 4, 1916 in Bloomington, Illinois, a daughter of William and Lydia Schwalbe Krueger. She married Herbert Lovell on June 6, 1942 in Bloomington, Illinois. Herbert died on May 21, 2001.

Surviving are her two children, Holly (William) Charles of Chicago and Philip (Lou Ann) Lovell of Phoenix, AZ. Dorothy was the proud grandmother of Brian (Ann) Shoup, Brett (Teresa) Shoup, Aaron (Seetal) Lovell, Claire (Samuel) Todd and the proud great-grandmother of Will, Alexandra, Evan, Emilia, and Adam Shoup and Meera Lovell.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, Paul Krueger.

Dorothy was educated at Trinity Lutheran School and Bloomington High School. She was a graduate of St. Joseph's School of Nursing, Class of 1938, and worked for many years as a registered nurse in Bloomington.

She was an avid reader and bridge player. Dorothy was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, past-president of the Bloomington Normal Women's Club, and a member of the Dozen Club (a women's book club).

Dorothy was a resident of Westminster Village in Bloomington from November 2003 until her move to Chicago in 2016.


APR 7. 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

St. John's Lutheran Church
1617 E. Emerson
Bloomington, IL 61701

Memorial Service

APR 7. 11:00 AM (CDT)

St. John's Lutheran Church
1617 E. Emerson
Bloomington, IL 61701

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