Lucille Doubler


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Posted Online: April 20, 2013, 7:55 pm
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Lucille F. Doubler, 89, of Atkinson, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2013, at her home.
A funeral Mass celebrating her life will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Atkinson. The Rev. R. Anthony Lee will celebrate. Burial will follow at St. Anthony's Cemetery, Atkinson. Visitation for Lucille will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 22, at Vandemore Funeral Home, Atkinson, where the rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m. Memorials may be left to St. Anthony's Cemetery or the Atkinson Rescue Squad
Lucille was born on Sept. 3, 1923, in Annawan Township, Annawan, the daughter of Leslie and Helen Floming Causemaker. She attended the Sacred Heart School in Annawan, and St. Anthony's School in Atkinson. She was united in marriage to Albert L. Doubler on Jan. 23, 1940, in Geneseo. He preceded her in death in 1999.
Lucille had been employed as a cook at the former Branding Iron Restaurant in Atkinson, and then later as a calibrator at the Harper-Wyman Inc. in Princeton, Ill., for more than 20 years, from which she then retired.
She belonged to St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Atkinson and the Altar and Rosary Society of the church, WWII Mothers of which she was the former president, Catholic Order of the Foresters & the Recipes & Recollections Cookbook Committee for St. Anthony's Church. Lucille loved her family and special neighbors. She was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and loved to cook for family and friends.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Kay (Marvin) Newman Jr., Cambridge; a son, Ronald (Roberta) Doubler, New Windsor; five grandchildren, Cathy (Roger) Dunham, Darren (Sue) Schumaker, Douglas (Marie) Schumaker, Melanie (Jesse) Dean and Melinda (Greg) Taylor; eight great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and 10 step-great-grandchildren. Lucille was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a daughter, Betty Lou Doubler.
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