Doraine Amelia Stretz, age 92, formerly of Quincy, died Thursday, April 23, 2020, at Beth Haven Nursing Home in Hannibal. The family would like to thank the staff at Beth Haven for taking such good care of Doraine during her stay.
She was born July 26, 1927 in Quincy, Illinois the daughter of Edward Peter and Anna Fredericke "Freda" Warmker Hagenah. On October 9, 1946 she married Thomas M. Stretz in Quincy. He preceded her in death on October 3, 2003.
She was a graduate of St. James Lutheran Grade School, a 1945 graduate of Quincy High School and attended Gem City Business College. Mrs. Stretz was a member of St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church. For over 45 years she was a staple in the office of State Street Store. Doraine was a very avid Chicago Cub and Quincy Blue Devil fan. She greatly enjoyed listening to the Blue Devils on the radio on Friday and Saturday nights, and she never missed a Cub game on WGN. She also looked forward to playing pinochle and poker with friends on Friday nights. She enjoyed her granddaughter very much. Doraine was a natural caregiver who was always there to support family and friends during hard times.
Survivors include: a daughter, Cynthia (Cindy) Weyant and her husband David of Brownsburg, IN; grandchildren, Kailyn Weyant of Brownsburg, IN, Lisa Marion of St. Louis, MO, and Roger Hokamp of Quincy; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to express special thanks to friends Steve and Joni Halpin for always being there for Doraine.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by: two sisters, Mildred Hagemann and her husband Ralph, and Edna Drebes and her husband Wilford; two brothers Harold Hagenah and his wife Alberta, and Russell Hagenah in infancy; a step-daughter Carol Hokamp; and a great niece Michelle Hagenah.
Private services will be held with Rev. Marlin Rempfer officiating followed by burial in Greenmount Cemetery. There will be no visitation.
To attend the service for Doraine Stretz remotely, please join us on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time using the following link: https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/31557731
Memorials: In lieu of flowers memorials should be made to St. James Lutheran Church or Beth Haven Nursing Home.
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
My thoughts and prayers are with you, David and Kaelyn, Your mom was a wonderful woman! I always enjoyed her. Mindy
Our parents had many good times together. I always enjoyed the State Street store and that cannot be replaced by anything in today's world. We will miss Doraine.
Steve and Joni
Cindy sorry for your loss may she rest in heaven.
Cindy your Mom was such a good friend to me. I have so many wonderful memories of our years at the State Street Store and so many other occasions too.
You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sorry for your loss. We sure enjoyed your parents. They were always fun to be with.
Cindy and family, your Mom loved you more than life itself. My Aunt Alma and Jane Voepel worked side by side with her for a long time! May she Rest In Peace.
Cindy and Family, What a wonderful woman - a loyal friend with a heart of gold.
Cindy and Family, Doraine was a loyal friend with a heart of gold. I am so sorry for your loss.
She is among the angels now. Rest in Peace, Doraine.
I worked with Doraine at State Street Store 35 years. She was a wonderful boss and friend. We’ve had many good times. A very giving person and very dedicated to St. James Luthersn Church.
May she rejoice in her new home in Heaven.
Cindy and family. Thank you so much for letting us know. We are so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to all of you
Cindy and family,
you have our sympathy at the loss of your mom.
She was a nice lady.
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