Doris E. Birkner

May 24, 1932 ~ June 11, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old


Doris E. Birkner, 91, of Camargo passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2023 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital in Mattoon.  

Doris was born on May 24, 1932 in Arcola to William and Agnes (Moore) Lough.  She married Fred Birkner on August 12, 1952 in Tuscola.

She is survived by two children, Kathy Badman and Mike Birkner; two grandchildren, Jason (Cami) Badman and Shayla (Aaron) Birkner; four great-grandchildren, Xavier Birkner, Bryce Badman, Silent Birkner-Reeves, and Sofia Birkner-Reeves; three sister-in-law’s, Liz (Bob) Schuster, Bertie Humes, and Jenny (Larry) Kearns; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Agnes Lough; her husband, Fred Birkner, one brother, Duke Lough; one sister, Marie Duzan; and one great-grandson, Samuel.

Doris enjoyed working in her lawn and was an avid reader.  She knew the Lord her whole life and had a great love for her God.  

A celebration of Doris’s life will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 2, 2023 at Walnut Point State Park in the Hickory Grove Pavilion; Pastor Duane Piercy and Ted Shearer will be officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to the Murdock Food Pantry or to Victory Church in Camargo.

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