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Dorothy D Kurniskie

1936 - 2021



Dorothy Kurniskie, 84, of Springfield, passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. She was born on June 26, 1936, in Springfield, the daughter of Clarence and Leona (Beard) Denton. Dorothy went to nursing school and worked as a nurse at Memorial Medical Center for several years before going to work for the State of Illinois investigating medical fraud.
She is preceded in death by her parents and one son, Lee Kurniskie.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Raymond; son, Kent (Brenda) Kurniskie; three granddaughters Melissa, Samantha and Jessica; 3 great grandsons, David, Raymond and Alexander, and several nieces and nephews
Cremation will be accorded by Wilson Park Funeral Home and a private graveside service will be held at Camp Butler National Cemetery on Thursday, April 22. A Celebration of Life will be planned for a later date. 
Wilson Park Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St, Rochester, IL. is in charge of arrangements. 


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Thomas Kuizin

March 22, 2021 7:54 PM

Thomas Kuizin

March 22, 2021 7:53 PM

so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. there is never a good time to loose your mother, prayers for you and your family. also prayers for your dad

Rita M Altman

March 21, 2021 10:38 AM

My sincere sympathy to Dorothy's family. I worked with Dorothy at the Department of Public Aid. I have the best memories of her which I will cherish. She was so proud of her family. RIP my friend. 

Larry Molohon

March 20, 2021 9:10 AM

Kurniskie family. Sorry to hear of Dorothy's passing. I worked with her for several years at the State, and was a great gal. My thoughts and prayers to all the family during this difficult time.

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