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Doris M. Abbott

Published: Friday, March 1, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

STERLING – Doris M. Abbott, 90, of Sterling, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Coventry Living Center in Sterling.

Doris was born May 20, 1922, in Sterling, the daughter of Horace and Anna (Koch) Brittian. She married James F. Abbott on June 21, 1941, in Sterling. He preceded her in death on July 13, 1993. Doris was a member of Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sterling.

Survivors include one daughter, Carol (Greg) Kontos of Windham, Maine; one son, Thomas J. Abbott of Chicago; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday and the funeral at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Patrick Pinion officiating. Private burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling. McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory in Rock Falls is handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church. 

Visit www.schillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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