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Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home
Sunday March 13th, 2016

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Ella Louise Doetch

Ella Louise Doetch, 92, of Marion, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 4:30 am at Parkway Manor.  Louise was born February 4, 1924 in Carbondale the daughter of Teddy and Irene (Wright) Crawshaw.  She married Willie Doetch on June 20, 1942 in Arkansas and together they shared over 54 years of marriage until his death on July 5, 1996.  She was a homemaker, a member of Grange Hall Freewill Baptist Church.  She volunteered at the Goreville Ministerial Alliance also, worked helping to serve lunch at Camp Jericho.  Survivors include her;Five daughters;   Sharon Morgenthaler of Decatur, Alabama   Millie Blankenship of Johnston City   June Wollard and husband Waldo of Marion   Brenda Morgenthaler and husband Homer of Denham Springs, Louisiana   Tena Brookmyer and husband Randy of Carbondale Eleven grandchildren;   Scott Morgenthaler and wife Karen of Corona, California   Pam Morgenthaler of Decatur, Alabama   Shayne Blankenship and wife Jennifer of Johnston City   Angel Schindler of Orlando, Florida   Kevin Blankenship and wife Julie of Carterville   Brian Wollard and wife Debbie of Shawneetown   Lisa Baltzell and husband Carl of Pittsburg   Dana Simpson and husband Shane of Zachary, Louisiana   Jennifer Robertson and husband Chad of Hammond, Louisiana   Eric Brookmyer of Cape Girardeau, Missouri   Justin Brookmyer of Murphysboro Twenty-four Great Grandchildren Eight Great Great Grandchildren plus one due in May Five Sisters;   Doris Dover of DeSoto   Jeanette McGee and husband Philip of Makanda   Joann Cargine of Bellwood   Violet Covington and husband Harold of Carbondale   Anna Mary Rushing and husband Everett of Carbondale Several nieces and nephews  Preceded by her Parents, Husband – Willie Doetch, Son – Larry Doetch, Daughter – Peggy Ann Doetch, Grandson – Chris Morgenthaler, two Sisters – Betty Hiller, Virginia Chamness and Brother – Bob Crawshaw.  Funeral services will be Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 1:30 pm at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin McNeely officiating.  Burial will follow in Hiller Cemetery in Carbondale.  Visitation will be Saturday from 5 – 8 pm at the funeral home.  For those who prefer memorials may be made to the Charity of your choice.  Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois  62959.    

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