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Doris J. (Churchill) Penrod

October 12, 1930 ~ January 20, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Doris Penrod Obituary

Doris J. Penrod

October 12, 1930 – January 20, 2024

Doris J. Penrod, age 93 of Monroe, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at her home, under hospice care, surrounded by her loving family.

Born October 12, 1930, Doris was the daughter of the late James and Reva (Squires) Churchill. After school, she met and married the love of her life: William Penrod on August 21, 1948. They raised a family of seven children and spent over 63 wonderful years together before William sadly passed away in 2011.

Doris worked at Knights Inn Motel as a Housekeeper for 17 years. Doris wasn’t afraid to take on any project, she would help no matter what.  

Doris loved it when everyone got together for the holidays.  Although she was very sassy by nature, she had a generous and loving heart. Doris also adored her cat named Taz. In her spare time she enjoyed gardening, collecting dolls, and doing puzzles. She will be deeply missed and cherished in the hearts of her loved ones.

Beloved mother of David Penrod, Charles Penrod, Helen Lewis, Paula Ivey, Linda Penrod, Patricia Hines, Sandy (Marvin) Hardy. Loving grandmother of 17 grandchildren and more than 60 great grandchildren. Also survived by nine siblings.  

In addition to her parents, Doris was preceded in death by husband: William Penrod; infant son: Ricky; and granddaughter: Dawn.

Family and friends may visit on Sunday, January 28, 2024, at Rupp Funeral Home from 11am until 6 pm. A service to celebrate Doris’s life will take place at the funeral home at 6 pm with Rev. Larry Detruf officiating. She will be laid to rest at 1pm on Monday, January 29th at Roselawn Memorial Park in LaSalle.

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January 28, 2024

11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Rupp Funeral Home
2345 South Custer Road
Monroe, MI 48161

Funeral Service
January 28, 2024

6:00 PM
Rupp Funeral Home
2345 South Custer Road
Monroe, MI 48161

January 29, 2024

1:00 PM
Roselawn Cemetery, LaSalle


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