Doris M. Ulkus

Doris M. Ulkus, age 93 of Collinsville, Il, born August 8, 1924 in Collinsville, IL passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017 at Rosewood Care Center in Edwardsville, IL.

Doris was a homemaker, and worked for Simon Jewelers in Collinsville for many years. She was an original Charter member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Collinsville, and one of the first organists. She was very active in her church; very involved in Lutheran Women Missionary League, Altar Guild, and was the coordinator for the Lutheran Braille Workers for 27 years. At one time, she was a volunteer at Cahokia Mounds.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Ida nee Nicol Bonn; a brother, Vernon Bonn; and infant brother, Delbert.

She is survived by her husband, Harold E. Ulkus, whom she married on October 19, 1951; three sons: David Ulkus of Collinsville, IL, Richard (Holly Gruber) Ulkus of Duluth, MN and Edward (Lisa Griffith) Ulkus of Belleville, IL.

Memorial visitation will be from 4pm to 8pm on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, Maryville, IL.

Memorial service will be at 11am on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1300 Belt Line, Collinsville, IL with Rev. Michael Walther officiating. Private burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Glen Carbon, IL.

Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and will be received at the visitation.

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