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Doris Dayton

Doris Dayton

Ms. Doris Janet Dayton, 73, of Lenzburg, IL, born March 7, 1942 in Quincy, IL, was called home on Sunday, December 27, 2015 with her family by her side. She was a homemaker and a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed dancing, listening to her music, watching the news and the Young and the Restless time and time again.

Ms. Dayton was preceded in death by her mother Marie Viole Riley and 3 brothers; Richard Nixon, Larry Nixon and Marvin Nixon.

Doris is survived by her 10 children; Jeanette (Ed) Richardson of Houston, TX, Harlan (Zadonna) Dayton of Houston, TX, Marie (Mike) Smith of Tilden, IL, Lilia (Brad) Kronenberger of Belleville, IL, Paul (Angie) Dayton of Fayetteville, IL, Jessie Dayton of Lenzburg, IL, Almeda (Keith) Bertke of Belleville, IL, Shelia (David) Skorcz of Lenzburg, IL, Margo (Bernard) Steinheimer of Red Bud, IL and Shana (David) Mesch of Lenzburg, IL, 1 brother; Dennis Nixon of Quincy, IL, 33 grandchildren and 53 great grandchildren.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Visitation: Friends are invited to call from 12 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL.

Funeral: Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL with Rev. Howard Thomure officiating.

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  1. Administrator says:

    We will sure miss you mom everyday we meet again love ya fly high

    Posted by: angela dayton – fayetttevillle, IL – mother-in-law Dec 28, 2015

  2. Administrator says:


    Posted by: Ginny Harmon – Belleville, IL – Paula Dayton Harmon’s Mother-in- Dec 28, 2015

  3. Administrator says:

    To a wonderful mom and my best friend I miss u dearly

    Posted by: sheila skorcz – lenzburg, IL Jan 06, 2016

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