Dorene Washburn (95) of Effingham


Published on August 1 2012 9:41 am

Dorene Washburn, 95, of Effingham, Illinois died Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 3, 2012 at Hall Funeral Chapel in Effingham, with Pastor Carroll Lewis officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. on Friday, also at Hall Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Clark County, IL. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church in Effingham. Condolences may be left at

Dorene was born on December 10, 1916 in Clark County the daughter of Herschel and Meda (Conner) Weir. She married Ralph Washburn on February 6, 1935 in Robinson, IL and he preceded her in death on February 19, 1990.  Dorene was a homemaker and a member of First Christian Church in Effingham.

Her survivors include: sons; Delbert and wife, Mary Washburn and Larry Washburn of Effingham. Grandchildren; Michael and wife, Michelle Washburn of Ballwin, MO. Mark Washburn of Effingham. Great Grandchildren; Noah and Ethan Washburn of Ballwin, MO. Sister; Erma Hanes of Lakeland, FL, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Ralph.