“Thank you so much for all your help with the funeral planning and the actual funeral. Everything was beautiful and could not have been more special or gone any smoother. It was comforting for our family to know that everything was going to be taken care of and that we would do my father-in-law justice with a very beautiful funeral. Thank you so much for that peace-of-mind. We could not have been more pleased with how everything turned out. You all are truly wonderful at what you do. I would never go anywhere else! (Although I’m hoping not to have to use your services for a very long time!) Thank you so much for everything.”
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Laurence H. "Laury" Dobson

May 07, 1922 - January 15, 2013

Laurence H. “Laury” Dobson, age 90, of Naperville, IL, formerly of Villa Park, IL, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at the Tabor Hills Healthcare Center in Naperville. He was born on May 7, 1922 in Chicago, IL.

Laurence is survived by his daughter, Debra, son-in-law Steve, and close friend, Hildie. He was married to Helen Dobson for 51 years until her passing in 2000.

Laurence was a resident of Villa Park for 46 years and moved to Naperville’s Tabor Hills Retirement Community in 1996. He served in the U.S. Navy as a Seabee during World War II. After the war, he was employed by Sears, Roebuck & Company for 35 years until his retirement. He was a member of the Judd Kendall VFW Post #3873, Naperville and was a DuPage County Republican Precinct Committeeman for over fifty years.

The family would like to thank Tabor Hills for 17 years of caring, compassion, and understanding.

Funeral Information

Memorial Visitation Saturday, January 19, 10:00-11:00 A.M. at River Glen Presbyterian Church, 1140 Raymond Dr., Naperville, IL 60563.

Memorial Services will follow Saturday, 11:00 A.M. at River Glen Presbyterian Church, 1140 Raymond Dr., Naperville, IL with Rev. David Boumgarden officiating.

Future Inurnment: Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, IL.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to: River Glen Presbyterian Church.

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