Dolores L. Knox

Dolores L. Knox

Dolores L. Knox, 90, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at HSHS St. John’s Hospital. She was born on September 28, 1932 in Springfield, the daughter of Thomas S. and Rena L. Underwood Fyfe.

Surviving Dolores is her daughter, Terri (Gary Krebs) Knox of Springfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins, including LeeAnn Volle and Anna Krug.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Tom Knox; and sisters, Mary Fickas and Janet Beja.

Dolores was a resident of Springfield for all of her life. She worked for the IL Department of Revenue for 26 years before her retirement. She was a lifetime member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.  Dolores loved to read, especially a good murder mystery, detective and ones about World War II. She was very fond of animals of all kinds, especially dogs and had many throughout her lifetime. She also enjoyed traveling, especially West, to different rodeos and then just sightseeing in general.  Whenever you were with her you could expect a good laugh and see her infectious smile a dozen times over.

Visitation: 9 – 11 am, Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Funeral Service: 11 am, Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Rev. Mark Gifford officiating.  Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League.

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