Dorothy Holladay


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Posted Online: Jan. 29, 2013, 6:34 pm
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Dorothy I. Holladay, 84, of Milan, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Trinity Rock Island.
A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan, with visitation from 4 p.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to Tudi's Tribe. Inurnment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline, at a later date.
Dorothy was born on June 3, 1928, in Illinois City, the daughter of Rene and Helena VanLandegan DeKeyrel.
She had been a homemaker and caregiver for many years.
Mrs. Holladay was a former member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Andalusia. She loved gardening, baking, cooking and watching the humming birds in her flower garden.
Survivors include her children (and spouses), Howard (Terry) Holladay, Milan, Henry (Kathy) Holladay, Coal Valley, Mindy Baker, Rock Island, and Tim Holladay, Black Canyon City, Ariz.; grandchildren, Ryan (Clare) Holladay, Amy (Matt) Finley, Teresa (Tom) Dopler, Amanda (Jared) Wright, Lindsey (Tom) DeMuynck and Jakob Holladay; great-grandchildren, Hunter, Ava, Jackson, Addison, Emma, Harrison and James; sister, Wilma Etter, Muscatine; brother, Paul (Venita) DeKeyrel, Illinois City; and sister-in-law, Lucille DeKeyrel, Illinois City.
She was preceded by her parents; brothers, Hank, Frank and Louie; and sisters, Laura, Madelene, Rosie and Margaret.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Stewart Garneau, his staff and the entire 4 South Floor at Trinity Medical Center for all their support and compassion.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com.















 



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