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Dorothea Eleanor Crook

Dorothea Eleanor Crook, nee Wilson, 98, of Waterloo, IL, died January 14, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. She was born July 11, 1920, in College Corner, Ohio.

She is survived by her brother Stanley (Fran) Wilson; nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her husband Joseph Crook; parents Elmer & Goldie (nee Weber) Wilson; brothers & sisters Margaret (Floyd) Epp, Betty (Lyle) Crook, Jean (Earl) Candler, Jack (Judy) Wilson, & Jim (Pat) Wilson.

Dorothea was a member of St. Patrick Church - Tipton

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
St. Patrick Church - Tipton or Hospice of Southern Illinois


4 PM to 8 PM Friday, January 25, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until 9:15 AM Saturday at Quernheim Funeral Home

Funeral Mass:
10 AM Saturday, January 26, 2019 at St. Patrick Church in Tipton, IL
Father John Kizhakedan officiating
Interment at St. Patrick Cemetery in Tipton, IL


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Thank you so very much for your kind words. Dorothea was wonderfully kind and generous person. Our lives our richer for having had her in it.

Stephanie Braun

Stephanie Braun Jan 20 2019 12:00 AM

Thank you so much for your kind words.

Stephanie Braun

Stephanie Braun Jan 20 2019 12:00 AM

Please accept my sincerest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. As you endure this difficult time, hold on to the loving memories that will forever be within your heart and mind. I pray you find comfort from God's word the Bible to help you endure. For he promises to be near to the brokenhearted and to help you with his "right hand of righteousness." (Psm 34:18 & Isa 41:10)

Chilian Family Jan 19 2019 12:00 AM

Dorothea was such a joy to me. I spent many a time hearing about her family, whom she loved so much. second of seven children, raising her young brothers after losing her mother at a young age, her Joe Crook, her years at Ma Bell, her loving niece, Stephanie... I am better for knowing her. Thanks for sharing her with us, Steph. I loved her so much... God less you.

Linda Young Jan 19 2019 12:00 AM

What a great Lady. I remember her as being a very gracious lady and her charity and willingness to raise her nephews. Requiescat in Pace!

Raymond W. Heinen Jan 15 2019 12:00 AM