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Service held for Donna Dooley

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Donna E. Dooley of Crystal Lake, Ill., died Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at Hospice of Northeastern Illinois Unit in Woodstock. She was 73.

She was born March 26, 1937 in Milwaukee to Arthur and Hazel Giese. On March 17, 1959 she married Terrance Dooley in Milwaukee. She retired from Sage Products in 2001. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crystal Lake where she was active in Bible studies and the alter guild. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She always looked forward to the holidays and family get togethers. She was an avid Packers fan.

She is survived by her children Daniel (wife Patricia) Dooley, Jeffrey Dooley, Christine (husband Thomas) Tymorek of Chesterton, Patrick Dooley, and Michael (Shannon) Dooley; grandchildren Megan, Sean, Ryan, Riley, Sarah, Amanda, and Nicholas Dooley, Katie, Megan, and Andrew Tymorek; great grandchild Aiden Bowley; brothers and sisters Arthur Giese, Kenneth Giese, Nancy Noe, Gerald Giese, Dennis (Kathy) Giese, and Joyce (John) Waldeck.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Terrance, and her granddaughter Denise Dooley.

Visitation was July 5 at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home in Crystal Lake. Funeral service was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 6 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crystal Lake. Interment was in Crystal Lake Memorial Park. For online condolences see


Posted 7/7/2010