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Geneseo Republic - Geneseo, IL
  • Beatrice L. Dobbs

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  • Beatrice L. Dobbs, 95, of Pontiac, passed away at 10:37 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at ASTA Care Center of Pontiac.
    Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Calvert & Martin Funeral Home in Pontiac. Rev. Heidi Punt will officiate.
    Burial will follow in Southside Cemetery in Pontiac.
    There will be no calling.
    Beatrice was born March 17, 1917, in Lamoure County, N.D., a daughter of Harry and Henrietta (Smedley) Studebaker. When she was 2 years old, the family moved to Illinois. She married Emmett D. Dobbs on Jan. 19, 1946, in Joliet. He passed away on July 13, 1972.
    She is survived by one son, Dennis E. Dobbs of Pontiac; one daughter, Mary Sue Patterson of Pontiac; and two grandsons, Jordon and Justin Patterson.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers and two sisters.
    Beatrice was educated in the Pontiac schools.
    She was employed by Pontiac Grade School District #429 as the crossing guard at Ladd School and later as custodian. She retired in 1986.
    She was also a dressmaker.
    Beatrice was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Pontiac and a lifetime member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the First Lutheran Church in Pontiac.
    This obituary may be viewed and a guestbook signed at calvertmartinmemorial.com.

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