Doris Dennerlein

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Doris Mae Dennerlein, nee Poirot, 93, of Belleville, IL, born May 3, 1924, in Belleville, IL, died Tuesday, December 05, 2017, at The Colonnade Senior Living, O’Fallon, IL.

Doris was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Her dogs were her babies.  Doris loved gardening, picking blueberries, making wine, feeding the birds, going to auctions with John, entertaining, and cooking for others.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, John Dennerlein, whom she married on February 1, 1947, and who died on July 11, 2003; her parents, Walter and Della Mae, nee Schott, Poirot; two brothers, Roy and Norman Poirot; and a sister, Pearl Bauer.

Surviving are her two daughters, Jean (Paul) Cermak of Millstadt, IL, and Sue (James) Procasky of Freeburg, IL;
grandchildren, Nicole (Mark) Webster, Julie Cermak, Mark (Kindra) Procasky, and Brian Procasky and friend, Beth;
great-grandchildren, Cody, Maelynn, Kooper, Seth and Brady, (mother, Michelle Procasky);
nieces and nephews; and her best friend since grade school, Betsy Eckert.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to St. Clair TNR & Rescue, 3067 Plum Hill School Road, Belleville, IL 62221.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Private family cremation services were held.


2 Comments on Doris Dennerlein

Curt & Becky Bauer said : Guest Report Dec 07, 2017 at 7:47 PM

Our sincere sympathy to you and your families on the lost of my God Mother and loving Aunt. She is now in heaven with the rest of her family. I will always remember her coming to Pearls house to play games with all us. Our thoughts are with you. Curt and Becky Bauer

  • Madison
  • WI
George Hass said : Guest Report Dec 07, 2017 at 6:01 PM

Mine and Peggy's prayers for you and your family. God Bless your Mom.

  • Mascoutah
  • IL.

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