August 11, 1938 - April 3, 2022
Princeton - Dorothy Marie Hubbard, 83, of Princeton, IL passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at OSF St. Francis in Peoria, IL., surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy was born in Princeton, IL on August 11, 1938, to the late Virgil and Mildred (Anderson) Piper. She attended Princeton High School. She married the late Richard Hubbard on January 26, 1962 at the Bureau County Court House. Raising their three children together, Al, Delores and Larry. Dick passed away on June 17, 2002. She worked at Home Steam Laundry and Wareco Gas Station before becoming a full time homemaker. She had many pen pals and would write to them often, something she has done almost her entire life. She loved to crochet, and even worked with the local Humane Society making catnip toys, covers and blankets. She loved to watch wrestling and you could find her on any given Saturday night with her grandson watching the weekly smack down. Then there was her four legged companion Mable. She would take her everywhere. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Dorothy is survived by two sons Al (Debra) Hubbard of Galesburg, IL, and Lawrence (Veronica) Piper of Princeton, IL; one sister, Shirley Buchanan; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; as well as her Boston terrier, Mabel. Preceding her in death were her parents, Virgil and Mildred Piper, her husband Dick Hubbard, and her daughter, Delores Underwood (2021). In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family. A visitation will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at Norberg Memorial Home, Inc. & Monuments from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Graveside services to follow at 12:00 p.m. at Oakland Cemetery, officiated by Pastor Ryan Sutton. Online memorials and condolences may be directed to www.norbergfh.com Arrangements by Norberg Memorial Home, Inc. & Monuments.
Princeton - Dorothy Marie Hubbard, 83, of Princeton, IL passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at OSF St. Francis in Peoria, IL., surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy was born in Princeton, IL on August 11, 1938, to the late Virgil and... View Obituary & Service Information
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