Dorothy C. Holsinger, 91, of Peru passed away September 1, 2019 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.
Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 AM Thursday at St. Joseph’s Church in Peru with Msgr. Richard Soseman officiating. Burial will follow in St. Vincent’s Cemetery in La Salle. Visitation will be 5-7:00 PM on Wednesday at the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle. Additional visitation will be 10:00 AM on Thursday in the church until the time of services.
Mrs. Holsinger was born in La Salle on January 18, 1928 to Edwin and Charlotte (McDonald) Thompson. She married Robert O. Holsinger on December 26, 1947 in St. Patrick’s Church.
Mrs. Holsinger was a 1945 graduate of La Salle-Peru Township High School. She worked for Lighted Way Associtation for 35 years. She continued volunteering after her retirement. Also, she volunteered for Alternatives for Older Adults for 14 years.
Mrs. Holsinger is survived by her son Robert (Linda) Holsinger II of Stoughton, WI, many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert on June 12, 1991, her sister Jean Thompson Ziegler, a sister in infancy, and her brother Billy Thompson.
Memorials may be directed to Lighted Way, La Salle or St. Jospeh’s Church.
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