Dorris C. Emshousen, age 91 of Alhambra, IL, died Thursday, February 14, 2019, at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra, IL.
She was born September 09, 1927, in Highland, IL, the daughter of Edgar “Spotz” and Florence (nee Dresch) Zobrist.
On May 27, 1983, she married Alfred G. “Blackie” Emshousen in Belleville, IL. He passed away on September 15, 2018.
She was a member of Greater Carlyle Bowling Hall of Fame.
Dorris was born and grew up in Highland, IL . She had lived in Collinsville, IL and moved to the Highland area for many years, and worked at Kayser Drug Store. She moved to Edwardsville in 1968 and to Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra in 2013. Dorris enjoyed playing Bingo. Pinochle was her card game of choice and she liked to Polka. She was an avid Bowler at Edwardsville and Highland, and was inducted into the Greater Carlyle Bowling Hall of Fame. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinal Baseball Fan and especially liked Yadier Molina.
Survivors include :
Daughter – Vickie S. Jarrell, Highland, IL
Daughter – Linda K. Pfister, Granite City, IL
Grandchild – Burnell L. “Burnie” (Lori) Jarrell, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Stacey M. (Significate Other John Bailey) Pfister, Granite City, IL
Grandchild – Nicole K. (Jeremy) Painter, Bradford, IL
Grandchild – Aaron M. (Brandy) Jarrell, Bunker Hill, IL
Great Grandchild – Morgan B. DuFrain
Great Grandchild – Stormy N. DuFrain
Great Grandchild – Samantha P. Painter
Great Grandchild – Hampton M. DuFrain
Great Grandchild – Mark A. Painter
Great Grandchild – James C. Jarrell
Great Grandchild – Megan L. Painter
Great Grandchild – Tessa M. Koonce
Great Grandchild – Freddy C. Painter
Great Grandchild – Julianna J. Painter
Great Grandchild – Jake M. Jarrell
Great Grandchild – Aiden J. Painter
Great Great Grandchild – Mya S. Girardier
Great Great Grandchild – Zach M. Girardier
Great Great Grandchild – Alyssa N. Girardier
Great Great Grandchild – Madelyn M. Girardier
Great Great Grandchild – Emily G. Girardier
Great Great Grandchild – Lola M. Painter
Great Great Grandchild – Layla N. Painter
Twin Brother – Morris G. (Linda) Zobrist, Phoenix, AZ
She was preceded in death by :
Father – Edgar “Spotz” Zobrist – Died 4/01/1977
Mother – Florence M. Zobrist, nee Dresch – Died 10-26-1972
First Husband – Duane B. “Dude” Pfister – Died 11/12/1976
Husband – Alfred G. “Blackie” Emshousen – Died 9/15/2018
Great Grandchild – Courtney R. Steward – Died 4/04/2006
Brother – Richard E. Zobrist – Infant Died 1/19/1917
Brother – Herbert J. Zobrist – Died 12/28/1991
Brother – Walter P. Zobrist – Died 11/25/1983
Brother – Earl W. Zobrist – Died 4/30/2000
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Sunday, February 17, 2019, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL .
Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM on Sunday, February 17, 2019, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL, with Jeremy Painter officiating.
Interment will be at Highland City Cemetery in Highland, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hitz Memorial Home or Breeze Hospice of Belleville.