Doris Ann Shoemaker



Doris Ann Shoemaker, 80, of Vallonia, died at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Schneck Medical Center. She had been ill for 2 years.

She was member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She was also a member of Hickory Hills Golf Course, she was part of a Euchre Club for over 50 years, served on Jackson County 4-H Council, and was active in the Antique Fair Committee. Doris enjoyed traveling, gardening, golfing and playing cards.

She was born on February 21, 1937 in Cortland, IN to the late Clarence and Laura Rust Wente. She was a 1955 graduate of Cortland High School. On October 12, 1958 in Borchers, she married Richard Shoemaker and he survives in Vallonia. Other survivors include 2 children, Dale Shoemaker of Vallonia and Rhonda Botti of Chicago and one brother, Howard (Sona) Wente of Cortland.

Funeral Services will be conducted Monday, November 20th at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Vallonia with Pastor Jordan McKinley officiating. Friends may visit Sunday from 3-7 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home, Vallonia and from 10 a.m. until service time Monday at the church. Burial will take place at the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church Building Fund or to the Lutheran Community Home.

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