Name:     Doris Louise (Olson) Quenett

From:  The Valley Free Press, Genoa, Illinois
Date:  Thursday, August 11, 2011   

Doris Louise Quenett, 87, of Genoa, Ill., died Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, in her home.

She was born Oct. 7, 1923, in Sycamore, the daughter of Victor and Alice (Lydig) Olson. Doris married LeRoy F. Quenett on Dec. 26, 1953, at the Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore. For most of her life, Doris was a homemaker, though she spent a few years working with The Family Service Agency helping the elderly. She adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and also held a special place in her heart for animals.

Doris is survived by three children, David (Carol) Quenett of Genoa, Nancy Decker of Rockford and Darlene Quenett of Genoa; seven grandchildren, Crystal (Marc) Grismer of Genoa, James Kennedy of Rochelle, Julie Kennedy of Washington, Derek Olson of Missouri, Alissa Quenett of Genoa, Steven Quenett of Belvidere and Andrew Quenett of Genoa; three great-grandchildren, Brookelynn, Madelynn and Ashlynn Grismer, all of Genoa; and three nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents; husband; and two brothers, Robert and Kenneth Olson.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, in the Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., Cooper-Quiram Chapel, 202 E. Main St., Genoa, with the Rev. E. Timothy Frick officiating. Burial in Genoa Township Cemetery. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service in the chapel.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of OSF Hospice for their dedication and support. Memorials may be given to OSF Hospice, 9551 Rock Cut Crossing, Loves Park, IL 61111.