Dorothy E. Holland 94 of McLean, Illinois passed away 5:25 AM February 10, 2016 at Manor Court, Clinton, IL.
Services will be 10 AM, Monday, February 15, 2016 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with Rev. Becky Barrow officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Park Cemetery, Clinton, IL. Visitation will be 2 – 5 PM, Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to Guns Save Life, PO Box 51, Savoy, IL 61874.
Dorothy was born August 4, 1921 in Bloomington, IL the daughter of H. Ray and Dorothy Isla (Wilde) Buck. She married Carl W. Holland April 16, 1941 in McLean, IL. He passed away February 15, 2001.
Survivors include her children, Robert L. (Barbara) Holland, McLean, IL, Susan K. Lawler, Lincoln, IL; Marcia K. (Stewart) Shaffer, McLean, IL; Jack R. (Christine) Holland, Normal, IL; and Jill Rae Holland, Bloomington, IL; 18 Grandchildren, 23 Great-grandchildren and 1one on the way, and 3 Great-great-grandchildren with 1 on the way; sister-in-law, Virginia Abshire, Kenney, IL. Many Nieces and Nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 1 brother, William Buck, son-in-law, Thomas Lawler, and 1 grandson, Ray M. Allen.
Dorothy attended Eureka College and worked at State Farm, Bloomington, IL. She enjoyed playing Bridge, the McLean Supper Club, bowling, watching squirrels, traveling and wintering in Florida with her husband. She especially loved her family and being a farmer’s wife.