Obituary of Doris Virginia Obenauf
Doris Virginia Obenauf (nee Johnson), 95, of Libertyville, IL passed away peacefully in her sleep, Saturday, May 28, 2022 under the care of Suncrest Hospice.
She was the loving wife of Harvey E Obenauf, Sr. (2018) for 69 years before being widowed. She is survived by her 7 children, Harvey Jr (Janis Hansen), Ronald (Ardeth Helman), Darlene (Thomas) Dummer, Marjorie (Patrick) Hubbard, Wanda (George) Krause, David (Colleen Gavin) and Katherine (Chris) Metke; 19 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
She was the youngest of 13 children and is the last surviving child of Thaddeus and Nannie (nee Hester) Johnson of Bolivia, North Carolina.
She self-taught herself to play the piano and organ. She played bridge, enjoyed reading, cooking, crocheting, sewing and bowling in her many years. She and Harv square danced and round danced with many couples that were life-long friends. They traveled to 49 of the 50 United States and a trip of a lifetime to Europe where they visited 14 countries in 17 days. She was a member of the Libertyville Women’s Club and Beta Sigma Phi International.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m to 8 p.m on Thursday, June 2nd at McMurrough Funeral Chapel, 101 Park Place (Rte 176, 1 blk E of Milwaukee Ave), Libertyville. Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday June 3rd at McMurrough Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow to Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville.
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