May 6, 1925 - August 11, 2012
Richmond, IL Doris Jean Chalfin Doris Jean Chalfin, 87, of Richmond, IL, formerly of Dundee, IL, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at the home of her daughter with her loving family at her side. Doris was born in Cridersville, Ohio on May 6, 1925, the third child of the late Walter and Wava (Henkle) Shaw. She was married to Richard W. Chalfin on May 31,1942, in Roundhead, Ohio and recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. She grew up on a farm in Hardin County, Ohio and was educated in McGuffey schools. She moved to Dundee with her family in 1956. Jean and her husband owned and operated Valley Excavating of Northern Illinois for 32 years. She also worked for Dominick's for 31 years. After retiring in 1990, she and Richard moved to North Ft. Myers, FL. Jean was a christian woman who enjoyed tending her garden and flowers. She loved people and never met a stranger. Jean is survived by her husband of 70 years; a daughter, Constance Gradt, of Richmond; two grandchidren Michelle (Thomas) Meyers of Blythewood, SC., Sean (Melissa) Gradt of Lake Geneva, Wi; two great granddaughters Rachelle Gradt of Kewanee, IL and Crystal (Dave) Pearson of Lake Villa, IL and two great great grandchildren Cody and Rylie Pearson; a sister Louella Hartman of Heath, Ohio; sister-in-law Fay Chalfin of N. Ft. Myers plus many nieces and nephews. She was preceded by a son Timothy Chalfin, a granddaughter Stephanie Gradt, son-in-law Richard Gradt, brother John Shaw, brothers-in-law Clyde Hartman and Leroy Chalfin. Memorial visitation will be from 10 am Friday August 17, 2012 at Grace Lutheran Church 6000 Broadway Richmond, IL until the memorial service at 11 am Friday. Rev. Andy Tyrrell will officiate. Inurnment will be in Roundhead Cemetery in Roundhead, Ohio at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Foundation of Northeastern Illinois 405 Lake Zurich Rd Barrington, IL 60010. For info call 815 678-7311 or visit www.ehornadams.com.
Richmond, IL Doris Jean Chalfin Doris Jean Chalfin, 87, of Richmond, IL, formerly of Dundee, IL, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at the home of her daughter with her loving family at her side. Doris was born in Cridersville,... View Obituary & Service Information
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