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Obituaries

February 25, 2014

Doris McIntyre

DANVILLE — Doris McIntyre, 73, of Danville, who everyone knew as “Cookie,” passed away at 9:56 p.m. CST Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville.

Cookie was born July 23, 1940, in Blue Island, Ill. She was the daughter of the late Doris Mae Nightlinger, Denzel Brady and stepmother, Betty Crist.

She will be deeply missed and is survived by her daughter, Anna Dresden of Prescott Valley, Ariz.; daughter, Syrena (Dave) Terry (aka, Kathie) of Chicago; son, Mark Kulpa of Perrysville, Ind.; and her youngest daughter (her little angel), Suzanne (Larry) Jackson of Danville. Other survivors include her sister, Carol (Stan) Abbott of Renton, Wash.; brothers, Robert (Connie) Brady of Winamac, Ind., and Theodore Bell of Renton, Wash.; her grandchildren, Raymond (RW), Crystal, Jesse, Tegan, Tabitha, Marissa, Lorelei and Mark; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Special friends include Jack and Pat as well as Bert and Ed Heidbrider, her closest and longest heartfelt friends.

Cookie was retired. She worked many years at Dale’s Place, The Labor Club and Help at Home.

She enjoyed painting, playing Scrabble, spending time on her computer, watching her craft TV shows and spending time with her family and friends. One of her favorite pastimes was watching the animals frolic in the woods and outside her window.

At Cookie’s request, a celebration of her life will be held in the springtime. Inquiries for details as well as messages and memories for the family can be emailed to celebratecookie@yahoo.com. Cremation has been accorded.

In lieu of flowers or contributions, the family hopes that you would instead reach out and reconnect with someone you care about and let them know you are thinking of them.

DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Ind., is assisting the family. Condolences: www.deverterfuneralhome.com.

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