Daisy A. Durbin (93) of St. Elmo


Published on January 16 2013 3:54 pm

Daisy A. Durbin, 93, of St. Elmo, entered enteral rest at 6:05 a.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Sunday January 20 at Trinity Chapel, St. Elmo with burial to follow at Springhill Cemetery, Rural St. Elmo.  Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at C & A Pagel Funeral Home, St. Elmo, IL.  Memorials can be made to St. Elmo FFA, New Horizon Church, or Trinity Chapel.

Mrs. Durbin was born November 17, 1919 in Fayette County to Russell and Gracie (Hedges) Hopper.  She married Clifford Durbin on February 2, 1939 at the court house in Vandalia, IL.

In her passing, she leaves behind her daughters and son; Tena (husband Greg) Matas of Oreana, IL, Marilyn (husband Dwayne) Dial; Charlie (Wife Nancy) Durbin; Barbara (husband Paul) Shelton, all of St. Elmo, IL. , along with ten grandchildren; Doug Dial, Randy, Ryan ,and Kyle Matas, Chelsy and Clifton Durbin, Joshua, Amy Fulk, Deana and Dana Shelton, she also has 8 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, all six of her brothers: Marion Hopper, George Hopper, Walter Hopper, Earl Hopper, Bill Hopper and Freddie Hopper who died infancy; as well as sisters Bertha Hopper and Dolly Hopper who also died in infancy.