Marshall County


1938 - 2013

PEORIA - Doris J. Beschorner, 75, of Peoria, formerly of Washburn, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. at Proctor Hospital in Peoria.

Doris was born Jan. 4, 1938, in McNabb, Ill., to Alden and Lorraine (Daily) Haun. She married Richard Beschorner on June 29, 1956, at Henry United Methodist Church in Henry, Ill. He survives in Peoria.

Also surviving are three sons, Richard L. (Janice) Beschorner Jr. of Minonk, Jerry A. (Barb) Beschorner of Henry and Craig A. (Kasey) Beschorner of Algonquin, Ill.; one daughter, Sandra K. (Darrell) DeSutter of East Peoria; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one sister, Margaret Zdrowski of Naples, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Lloyd Haun.

Doris graduated from Henry High School.

She was a former member of Washburn United Methodist Church, where she was an active member, serving as organist and singing in the choir. She was most recently a member of University United Methodist Church in Peoria.

Doris was proud to be a beauty consultant for Mary Kay cosmetics for over 34 years.

Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m at Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home in Washburn. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Washburn United Methodist Church. The Rev. Lindsay D. Churchman will officiate. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services. Inurnment will be at a later date at Linn-Mount Vernon Cemetery in Washburn.

Memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation, the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation or the Heart & Lung Association.

Published 25 Jan 2013 in the Peoria Journal Star

Contributed 25 Jan 2013 by Dennis Haun

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