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11/27/2013 1:32:00 PM
Dorothy M. Vocks
November 24, 1922 - November 26, 2013
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Dorothy M. Vocks, 91, of Taylorville, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 5:42 p.m. at Taylorville Care Center.

She was born November 24, 1922 in Covington, KY, the daughter of Clarence and Anna (Kraft) Malkemus. She married Paul Louis Vocks on April 11, 1942 in St. Louis, MO and he preceded her in death on August, 26, 2008. She was a retired homemaker. Dorothy was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She was also a member of St. Vincent Memorial Hospital Auxillary for many years and an avid St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues fan. She was very active in the community.

She is survived by her Daughter: Kathleen Ann (James) Boedeker of St. Peters, MO; Sons: Gary P. Vocks of Pawnee, IL, Kirk G. (Kathleen) Vocks of Taylorville, IL and Gregory A. (Diana) Vocks of Heiligenkreuz, Austria; Seven Grandchildren; Eight Great grandchildren. She was preceded by her Parents and Husband.

Visitation will be held Friday, November 29, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville, IL. Funeral Mass will follow the visitation at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Visitors can sign an on-line guest book at

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