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Dora  Frances Karwoski
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Obituary for Dora Frances Karwoski

Dora F. Karwoski, 95, of Boone passed away on January 28, 2017 at the Eastern Star Masonic Home. Funeral services will be 10:30AM Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at the First Evangelical Free Church in Boone. Burial will be in the Assumption Cemetery in Winfield, Illinois.

Dora Frances Karwoski was born in Wheaton, Illinois on November 18, 1921, the daughter of Floyd and Jeannette (Dille) Cox. She graduated from Wheaton Community High School in 1939. Dora married Marion Karwoski in Muskogee, Oklahoma on January 23, 1943, they recently celebrated their 74th Wedding Anniversary.

While raising four children Dora stayed active in her church and community. She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution, Deaconess at her Church and a member of the Christian Women’s Club. Dora also volunteered with the Boone County Historical Association, helping with Tours of Maimie Eisenhowers birthplace.

She is preceeded in death by her parents; one brother, Floyd Cox; one son, Dennis; one daughter, Jeannette and one son-in-law, Don Green. Dora is survived by her husband, Marion; one son, George (Sandi) Karwoski of Boone; one daughter, Linda Green of Auburn Hills, Michigan; daughter-in-law, Jan Karwoski of Wheaton, Il one son-in-law, Phil Rehlander of Dallas, TX, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel, at Sixth and Marshall on Monday January 30 from 3 until 7 p.m. The family will be present from 5 until 7 p.m.

** A Memorial Service for friends and family will be in Wheaton, Illinois on Saturday, February 4 at Hultgren Funeral Home. Visitation will be 10 to 11:30 a.m. followed by a memorial service. Graveside services will be at the Assumption Cemetery in Winfield, Illinois.​

In memory of Dora, memorials may be directed to the charity of your choice.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel

1006 Sixth Street
Boone, IA 50036

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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
First Evangelical Free Church

1407 Kate Shelley Dr
Boone, Iowa 50036


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