Dorothy K. Bridges
Dorothy K. Bridges, 90, of Metamora, IL formerly of Springfield died at 1:03 am Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Snyder Village in Metamora. She was born February 10, 1925 in Kankakee, IL to Carl W. and Grace M. (Bree) Kunde. She married Ralph E. Bridges November 26, 1942 and he preceded her in death April 29, 1997.
Also preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, Leon Kunde and Paul Johnson and one sister, Merle Daniels.
Surviving are a daughter, Ralynne “Lynne” (Wilbur “Bill”) Sommer of Metamora; four grandchildren, Joedy (Lori) Wake, Kelly (Rod) Kofoid, Kristy (John) Chapman and Kenneth Wake; 10 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Dorothy was a member of Luther Memorial Evangelical Lutheran Church. She worked as an account tech for Horace Mann for 16 years, retiring in 1989. She previously worked for 13 years for Federal Housing.
Graveside Service: 10:00 am Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial Service: 12:00 pm, Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Luther Memorial Evangelical Lutheran Church with Reverend Ronald Moorman officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Luther Memorial Evangelical Lutheran Church.