Doris J. Ebert, 90, of Ashton, passed away Friday, November 29, 2019, at Serenity Hospice & Home, Oregon, IL.
Doris was born, May 7, 1929, in Dixon, IL, the daughter of Waldron and Lena (Woessner) Gilbert. She married Martin Ebert on August 24, 1947. He preceded her in death on April 3, 2016. Doris was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Ashton. She was actively involved in the family farming operation and enjoyed sewing, crocheting, baking, and attending her grandchildren’s events.
She is survived by her two sons, Larry (Aneda) Ebert, Randy (Sandy) Ebert; five grandchildren, Sean (Allison) Ebert, Julie (Peter) Thums, Justin (Amy) Ebert, Jeanna (Shawn) Babcock, Jon (Ashley) Ebert; 13 great grandchildren; and one sister, Joyce Bothe.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents, and three siblings, Kenneth Gilbert, Jean Morris, Shirley Gilbert and one great granddaughter.
Visitation will be from – 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m until time of service at 11:00 a.m., on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Church in Ashton, with Pastor Jessica Bakken officiating. Private burial will be at Palmyra Cemetery in Dixon, IL.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.
Arrangements were completed by Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon.
Condolences may be sent to www.prestonschilling.com.