Doris A. Shriver

Jul 23, 1935 - Oct 30, 2022

Doris A. Shriver

July 23, 1935 - October 30, 2022


Doris A. Shriver, age 87, of Quincy, died Sunday, October 30, 2022, at Bickford Cottage in Quincy.

Doris was born July 23, 1935 in Quincy, Illinois the daughter of Roger W. and Leota Clearine Daniels Loos. On November 23, 1957 she married Theodore W. Shriver in Bluff Hall Church. He preceded her in death on January 29, 2017.

She was a 1953 graduate of Payson-Seymour High School and received her training as an x-ray technician from Blessing Hospital in 1955. Mrs. Shriver was a member of the Adams County Farm Bureau and helped her husband in the day to day operations of their farm. Above all else, Doris was a devoted wife and mother. Her children and grandchildren were the most important part of her life.

Doris is survived by: two sons: Kevin (Cynthia) Shriver of Edwardsville, IL; and Kent (Janet) Shriver of Quincy, IL; four grandchildren, Brett Shriver, Michael (Chelsie) Shriver, Nicki Shriver, and Kyle (Macy) Shriver; a step grandson, Blake Grice; a great granddaughter, Lilian Shriver; a brother, Ross (Sandra) Loos; a sister in law, Lynn Loos; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Ted, Doris was preceded in death by: her parents; a step grandson, Brandon Devlin; and a brother Dale Loos.

Visitation: 5:00 - 7:00 pm Thursday, November 3, 2022 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.

Services: 10:00 am Friday, November 4, 2022, in Ellington Church with Rev. Ron Cox officiating. Burial will follow in Ellington Home Cemetery.

Memorials: Memorials made to Ellington Memorial Presbyterian Church, Bickford Cottage, or Meals On Wheels in her name would be appreciated. Memorial Donations may be made online at

Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.


Thu, Nov 3, 2022 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hansen-Spear Funeral Home

1535 State Street
Quincy, IL 62301

Get Directions
Fri, Nov 4, 2022 at 10:00 am
Ellington Presbyterian Church

4600 N. 36th St.
Quincy, Illinois 62305

Get Directions

Sign in to share your memory

We'll never post without your permission

or use your email

By adding a comment, you agree to the following privacy notice and conditions of use

Email Directions

Enter an email address below.
Please separate multiple emails with a coma.

Text Directions

Enter a mobile number below

Get Updates

Sign up to receive a notification daily whenever there is an update on this obituary.


Thank you for sharing!