August 30, 1941 - March 29, 2015
Dorthy Jean Grundy, 73, of Kankakee, IL, died March 29, 2015 at Riverside Medical Center. Visitation will be Monday, April 13, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Services at 10:00 a.m. at Lax Mortuary. Bishop Linda C. Shearrill will officiate. Cremation rites will be accorded. Dorthy Jean Grundy was born August 30, 1941 in Texarkana, Arkansas, the oldest of six children born to Lee George Grundy and Zullar Mae Green-Galbreth. Dorthy accepted Christ as an early age. She attended North Well Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, IL. She graduated from Dunbar High School and later received a degree in OB nursing. She worked multiple jobs, but was in the nursing field for over 16 years, and at Maple Nursing Home. In March 1966, she married Lee Rush and to this union one son was born. After her husband passed away, she later met James Houston and to their union five children were born. Dorthy was a resident of Chicago, IL for over 30 years and a resident of Kankakee, IL for over 18 years. She enjoyed a host of older television shows, cooking, crossword puzzles, playing cards, listening to music, and helping others. She leaves to cherish her memory, her special companion, James Houston of Hopkins Park, IL; four sons, Terrance Rush and Jermaine (Diana) Grundy Sr., both of Salt Lake City, Utah and Demond Grundy and Sheldon Grundy, both of Kankakee, IL; two daughters, Terenee Grundy and Tametta Grundy, both of Kankakee, IL; two brothers, Jose Green and Anthony Green, both of Chicago, IL; three sisters-in-law; two special friends, Marsen Burden and Dorothy Flournoy; twenty-three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; many step-children, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Kenneth Green; one grandson, Jermaine Grundy II, and a special friend, Linda Gant.
Dorthy Jean Grundy, 73, of Kankakee, IL, died March 29, 2015 at Riverside Medical Center. Visitation will be Monday, April 13, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Services at 10:00 a.m. at Lax Mortuary. Bishop Linda C. Shearrill will officiate.... View Obituary & Service Information
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