Shelbyville Daily Union

Obituaries

April 18, 2014

Doris Jean Niehls

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SHELBYVILLE, IL. —

She grew up attending the Oak Grove Church of Christ of Cowden, IL. At the time of her death she was a member of the Chesmont Church of Christ, Pottstown, PA. She served as a Bible class and Vacation Bible School teacher and volunteer in three congregations: the Coventry Hills Church of Christ, Pottstown, PA, the Roseville Church of Christ, Roseville, MN, and the Chesmont Church of Christ, Pottstown, PA. Doris’s life was dedicated to living humbly as a Christian, loving and providing for her family, promoting the cause of Christ, and spreading the Gospel.

Doris supported the education and schools her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren attended, specifically Coventry Christian Schools in Pottstown where all of her grandchildren and great grandchildren attended. She was a founding member of the Grandparents Gathering of Coventry Christian Schools which raises several thousand dollars annually for the school. Doris and her husband John were generous contributors over the years to the school and took great pride in supporting construction of the school’s Events Center in 2010.

She will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Shelbyville Church of Christ, 800 West South Second Street, Shelbyville IL 62565. Graveside service and final internment will be in the family plot in the Hubbartt Cemetery, Beecher City, IL Saturday, July 26th 2014.

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