Doris A. Sindel, nee Kloess, 87, of Belleville, Ill., born Feb. 11, 1928, in Belleville, Ill., died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, at her residence with family members by her side.
Mrs. Sindel was a lifelong member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Belleville. She was a member of Letter Carriers Auxiliary 739 for 66 years. She was a caring, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and immensely enjoyed being with family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Adolph J. and Evelyn, nee Wollenhaupt, Kloess; a sister, Evelyn Snyder; and a brother, Larry Kloess.
Surviving are her husband of 69 years, Kenneth Sindel; three daughters, Sandra (Walter) Ortmann of Belleville, Ill., Sherry (Gene) Hiley of Steilacoom, Wash., and Synthia (Terry) Kalinowski of Fairview Heights, Ill.; four grandchildren, Kay Ortmann, Laura (Mark) Poirot, David and Daniel Hiley; two great-grandchildren, Jessica and Tyler Poirot; two brothers, Roy and Floyd Kloess; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends whom loved her very much.
A special thanks to Hospice of Southern Illinois for their care.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul United Church of Christ or Interfaith Food Pantry.
Memories and expressions of condolences may be offered at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill., and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, at the church with Rev. Drew Kramer officiating. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.
LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Jan. 8, 2016