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Doris Silver

April 13, 1928 ~ October 31, 2021 (age 93)


Doris Silver nee Coad, 93, of Urbana passed away on Sunday October 31, 2021 at home surrounded by family.  In 1957, Doris married Frank Silver. They were married for 57 years, until he passed away in 2014.  She is survived by three sons; Darryl (Susan), Alan, and Dan (Karina), and three grandchildren; Kyle, Jacob, and Marcus.  She was also preceded in death by her grandson Trent and sister Mildred Lukens.  Also surviving are her brother Morris Coad, and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.  Doris spent her younger years in Rose Hill, IL but graduated from Urbana High School in 1946.  She was a Telephone Operator for IL Bell until having children.  Doris loved playing cards, doing jigsaw and crossword puzzles, reading a good mystery, and animals particularly horses.  She loved a good horse race.  Most of all, Doris loved having her family around her and feeding everyone.


A graveside service will be held on Friday November 5, 2021 at 2 p.m. at the Locust Grove Cemetery, Philo, IL.  A simple reception will be held there after the service.  Renner-Wikoff, 1900 Philo Rd., Urbana is handling arrangements.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The First Presbyterian Church of Urbana or the Leukemia Lymphoma Society(honoring her grandson, Trent).  Condolences may be offered at


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