Dorothy Mary Lundeen-Coleman
February 2, 1930 - October 22, 2017
October 27, 2017 | 4:00-8:00 pm
- Yurs Funeral Home of St. Charles
- October 28, 2017 | 10:30 am
- St Patrick Downtown Church
Dorothy Mary Lundeen-Coleman
Dorothy died peacefully at the age of 87 on October 22, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was at her home in St. Charles, Illinois. Until the very end Dorothy was active in real estate working in the industry for over 60 years with most of that time at Coleman Land Company.
Dorothy was born February 2nd, 1930 in St. Charles, Illinois to Arthur and Julia Vanthournout. She had five brothers and no sisters. Dorothy graduated from St. Charles High School in 1948. After graduating from high school she started working at Coleman Land Company and in the early 60’s she started selling real estate and continued to sell until shortly before she passed away. Dorothy had a lifelong goal to keep her whole family close. She was the rock that every family needs and will be missed by everyone.
Dorothy always preached that you tell it like it is and whatever happens good or bad so be it.
Dorothy would want you to pick up your phone and call all your family members just to say hello!
Dorothy is survived by her two sons, Robert Lundeen and his wife Carrie who live in St. Charles, Illinois and David Lundeen and his wife Julie who live in DeKalb, Illinois, Son-in-law Jeff Shimp, who lives in Grand Haven, Michigan. She is also survived by two brothers, Robert Vanthournout who lives in Hampshire and Don Vanthournout and his wife Marilynn who live in Elgin, Illinois. Her other two sister-in-laws JoAnn Vanthournout from St. Charles, Illinois and Jan Vanthournout from Batavia, Illinois. Dorothy has 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren along with a boat load of nieces and nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband James Coleman from St. Charles, Illinois. Her daughter Joy Shimp from Grand Haven, Michigan her parents Arthur and Julia Vanthournout from St. Charles, Illinois three brothers; Arthur Vanthournout and his wife Dorothy from Geneva, Illinois. Henry Vanthournout from St. Charles, Illinois and Richard Vanthournout from Batavia, Illinois. Her sister-in-law Lorain Vanthournout from Hampshire, Illinois.
Funeral Mass will be 10:30 A.M. Saturday, October 28, 2017, at St. Patrick Downtown Catholic Church, 400 W. Cedar Street, St. Charles, IL 60174. Visitation will be 4-8:00 P.M. Friday, October 27, 2017, at Yurs Funeral Home 405 E. Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174. Burial will be at Prairie Cemetery, St. Charles Township. Contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society.
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