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Obituary for Herbert Doering Jr.
HERBERT DOERING JR., 90, of Prophetstown, IL, died Sunday February 26, 2017 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling, IL.Herbert was born September 7, 1926 in Sterling, IL, to Herbert and Mabel (Keefer) Doering, Sr. He was educated in the Prophetstown grade schools and was a 1944 graduate of Prophetstown High School. He married Katherine Bernadine Moore on March 3, 1946 in Prophetstown. Herbert had his own orchestra when he was in high school. He engaged in farming in the Prophetstown area, and also drove a school bus for the Prophetstown School district for over 50 years. He owned and operated Doering Vans Lines in Prophetstown, and was also a bartender at the Forest Inn, Morrison, IL. Herbert was a member of the First Congregational Church in Prophetstown and was a member of the Whiteside County Farm Bureau. He was an avid bowler and was past president of the IL Bowling Association and a past president of the Mississippi-Rock River Bowling Association. Herbert was a private pilot and loved to fly and also enjoyed boating with his family. He loved to watch The Price Is Right and Wheel of Fortune television shows.Survivors include his wife, Katherine; two daughters, Ann (Larry) Drain of Cridersville, OH and Penny (Terry) Boseneiler of Prophetstown, IL; two sons, Roger (Terri) Doering of Morrison, IL and Dennis (Peggy) Doering of Prophetstown, IL; eight grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren.He was preceded in death by one brother, David A. Doering.
PRIVATE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICE : at the First Congregational Church in Prophetstown, IL OFFICIATING : Rev. Andy Ploenzke – Pastor of the First Congregational Church in Prophetstown, IL THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION INTERMENT: Riverside Cemetery – Prophetstown, IL