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Dorothy D. Holshouser

Dorothy D. Holshouser, 89, of Troy, born December 28, 1929 in Troy, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Dorothy was a faithful member of St. Jerome Catholic Church and St. Ann Sodality.  She worked many years for Troy Frozen Foods and retired from Central Bank in 1996 with 20 years of service.  She was a member of Jarvis Township Senior Center.  Dorothy was a true sports fan, following Illini Basketball, St. Louis Blues and Cardinals.  She was a loving Mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and enjoyed the time spent family.

Surviving are her children, Patricia Brown of Troy,, Robert Holshouser of Cabot, AR and James (Colleen) Holhouser of St. Jacob; grandchildren, Shawna (Abbey) Holshouser, Jennifer (Logan) Ridenour, Jaime (Nick) Leidenfrost and Kate (Jake Harrington) Holshouser; great-grandchildren, Sierra Holshouser, Lincoln Ridenour, Alexander and Caleb Leidenfrost; sisterinlaws, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Holshouser; parents, Charles and Dora (nee Wilkening) Kueker; son-in-law, Joseph Brown; sister, Lorene Schultze; brothers, Lester, Merriel, Earl and Gilbert Kueker.

Visitation was held on July 2, and July 3 at St. Jerome Catholic Church, Troy.

Funeral Mass set for 10 a.m. on  July 3 at the church, with Fr. Kevin Laughery officiating.

Interment was at Freidens Cemetery, Troy.

Memorials may be made to Morningside of Troy, activity fund.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at

Richeson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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