Dorotha Janssen O'Brien

PEORIA - Dorotha I. Janssen O'Brien, 98, of Lehigh Acres, Fla., formerly of Peoria, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 21, 2014, surrounded by family.

She was born Sept. 26, 1915, to Minnie and William Malone.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Wilbert Janssen and Lawrence O'Brien; an infant son; three brothers; and one sister.

She is survived by one daughter, Norma (Bill) See of Sarasota, Fla.; two sons, Gerald (Barbara) Janssen of Morganton, N.C., and Gary (Theresa) Janssen of Lehigh, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was laid to rest on April 30, 2014, in Lee Memorial Park in Florida.

Published in Peoria Journal Star on May 4, 2014