Dorothy Denbow

October 20, 1921 - October 12, 2013

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013 10:00 AM Kingscreek Cemetery


Tuesday, October 15 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Vernon Funeral Home

Dorothy L. Denbow, 91, of Urbana, passed away Friday, October 11, 2013 in Sterling House of Urbana.

She was born October 20, 1921 in Champaign County, the daughter of Lawrence and Clara (Bailey) Zimmerman.

Dorothy loved to spend time in her kitchen, cooking and baking; she also enjoyed crocheting and solving word search books. She was a life member of the D.A.V. Auxiliary and a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary. Dorothy had many friends over the years and was loved by all.

She is survived by her son, Ronald E. Denbow of Urbana; granddaughter, Tracey Lyn Nordahl of Chicago, Illinois; sister, Frances Geuy of Urbana; as well as many nieces, and great nieces and nephews.

Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dallas Denbow, whom she married August 16, 1941; and her brother, Robert Zimmerman.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 in Kingscreek Cemetery with Rev. Jim Lillibridge officiating.

Memorials contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Glenn and Bev Robinson - Oct 14, 2013

So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. You are in our prayers. We haven’t seen her for a very long time, but we always think of her with love Glenn and Beverly (Kauffman) Robinson

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