Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory

Susan L. Doxsee

6/18/1945 - 1/7/2012


PEKIN ~ Susan LaDean Doxsee, 66 of Pekin, passed away at 8:45 p.m. Saturday, January 7, 2012 at The Grove at the Lake Nursing Home in Zion, IL.

Born June 18, 1945 in Peoria to Clarence and Louise (Lambie) Hoover, she married Robert Doxsee on April 28, 1978 in Pekin.  He preceded her in death on September 28, 2006 in Pekin.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and three sisters.

Surviving are two daughters, Chris Conaway of Pekin and Tammy (Roger) Taylor of McLeansboro, IL; one son, John (Melody) Hayes of Peoria; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and one sister, Priscilla (Louis) Sisler of Pekin.

Susan had worked as a bus driver for We-Care.  She had previously worked as a school bus driver in Springfield for ten years.

An avid reader, she enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, going to the Par-A-Dice, watching soap operas on television and especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Her visitation will be from 1 – 2 p.m. Monday, January 16, 2012 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  There will be no services.

Memorial contributions may made to the family to help with expenses.

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