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Doris Marie Shambarger

February 11, 1940 — January 20, 2022


DORIS MARIE SHAMBARGER, 81, of Arcola, IL passed away at 4:00 A.M. on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at the Arcola Health Care Center.


Funeral services will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 22, 2022, at the Edwards Funeral Home. Pastor Matt Stump will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour before the funeral at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date in the Arcola Cemetery.


Doris was born on February 11, 1940, in Arthur, IL. She was a daughter of Leroy and Mary Margret (Deerman) Helmuth. She married Eugene Shambarger on February 25, 1956. He passed away on May 6, 2014.


Doris is survived by three children, Kathy M. Tristan and her husband Rogelio of Arcola, IL, Danny Shambarger and Bessie Brannin (Rick Zasareti) of Shreveport, LA; eight grandchildren, David and Alan Graber, Connie, Daniel, Tracy and Selena Shambarger, Randy Brannin and Chrissi Ellis; one great-granddaughter, Addison Lee Brannin; one brother Richard Helmuth of Taylorville, IL and one sister, Linda Hendrickson of Tuscola, IL.


She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Eugene “Shammy” Shambarger, one daughter, Connie Shambarger one grandson, Mikey R. Grawet and four brothers, Leroy, James Kenneth, and Robert Helmuth.


Doris had worked at Zenith in Paris, IL and the Embassy Lanes in Arcola, IL and retired with over 20 years of service from The Libman Company in Arcola, IL.


She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and the Arcola United Methodist Church.


Doris always enjoyed going to coffee at the Hen House and running around with her husband. She liked decorating her home and spending time with family and friends.


Memorials may be made to the Arcola United Methodist Church.


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