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Dorothy Nevens

Published December 05,2016

Obituary's Biography:

Dorothy Mae Nevens, age 89, of Round Lake Beach passed away Friday, December 2, 2016 at Hillcrest Nursing Home.  She was born July 22, 1927 in Chicago to Robert and Henrietta (Knoop) Cox.  Dorothy had lived in the Round Lake area since the early 1950’s.  She loved to laugh and enjoyed going to Vegas.  She is survived by her children, William (Sharon) of Fresno, CA, Kathleen Knight of Gurnee, and Robert (Christina) of Union Grove, WI;  her grandchildren, Jeffery Nevens, Lorrie Nevens, Valerie Shelton, Karalyn Hunter, Kolleen Knight, Alan Knight, and Jennifer Jamerson;  and her great-grandchildren, Tyler Coss, Leeann Nevens, Aiden Hunter, Michael Dawson and Rachel Jamerson.  Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Francis “Duke,” one sister, Frances Cox and one great-grandchild, Elizabeth Coss.  Funeral services were held privately and all arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030.  For information, please call 847-223-8122 or go to www.strangfuneral.org.


One reply on “Dorothy Nevens”

  1. I love you, Grandma, and will miss you. I’ll always remember how you made the best grilled cheese sandwiches when I came to visit and how much fun you had in your later years before dementia took hold–you loved Vegas, visiting the Wisconsin Dells and you could put away a margarita as good as anyone. I hope to have half as much fun when I’m a “senior.” You were a shining example of living life to the fullest.

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