Dorothy “Dot” Mae Ireland (nee Werner) 96, of Monee, IL passed away on May 2, 2022 at her son’s home in Green Oaks, IL surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late Edgar “Bud” (2012); Loving mother of Bonnie (late Frank) Slyder, Thomas (Laura) Ireland, David (Diane) Ireland and Timothy (Georgiann “Gigi”) Ireland; treasured grandmother of Gina (Ricky) Ott, Shaun (Laura) Ireland, Alan Ireland, Caryn Ireland, Christopher (Tina) Ireland, Jonathan “Zach“ (Ellen) Ireland and Alyssa (Brandon “Monk”) Feehery; great-grandmother of 15. Cherished sister of Mary (late Martin) Lange, John (late Mary Jane) Werner and Ruth (late Louis) Kusay. Devoted aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her grandsons, David Slyder (2012), Michael Ireland (1983), her parents George and Myra (nee Roberts) Werner and her Siblings; brother LaVerne (1929) Werner, Beulah (late Adam) Rosenberger (1993), George Werner (1952), Gladys (late Norman) Nolan (2012).
Dorothy was a long time resident of Hazel Crest, IL, and a devoted parishioner of St Anne’s Catholic Church and later at St. Boniface Parish in Monee, IL. She loved to cook and create memorable parties. She helped plan many events for the Golf Vista community where she last resided. Most of all she loved spending time with her family.
In lieu of flowers donations to Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL or in her name to WoundedWarriorProject.Org or Disabled American Veterans (www.DAV.org)
Visitation Thursday, May 5th from 4 P.M. until 7 P.M. at Monee Funeral Home, 5450 Wilson St. (at Governors Hwy.), Monee, IL 60449. Funeral Mass on Friday at 10A.M. St. Boniface Catholic Church, 5304 Main Street, Monee, IL. Interment will be private at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood, IL. Info: (708) 534-0016