Dolores M. Stockman (80) of Effingham


Published on September 12 2013 9:33 am

Dolores M. Stockman, 80, of Effingham, IL, passed away at 10:12 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, September 16, 2013, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Effingham. Burial will be in St. Anthony Cemetery in Effingham. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church with a 6:30 p.m. C.C.W. Rosary. Johnson Funeral Home in Effingham is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to St. Anthony schools. Online condolences may be left at

Dolores was born on November 13, 1932, in Effingham, the daughter of Anthony and Anna (Aulenbrock) Niebrugge. She married Bede F. Stockman on June 23, 1962, in Effingham and he preceded her in death on December 8, 2010.  Dolores was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Effingham. She provided a loving home as a daycare provider to many children in the Effingham area. Dolores was a loving mother, parent, and grandmother.

Dolores is survived by her children, Steve C. (Jeanlyn) Stockman and Richard J. Stockman, both of  Effingham, and Laura A. (Jeff) Sasser of Columbia, MO; grandchildren, Bayleigh Stockman, Caroline Sasser, and Kate Sasser; brothers, Lawrence (Dorothy) Niebrugge and Anthony (Barb) Niebrugge, both of Green Creek; sisters, Johanna Spracklen of Shelbyville, Martha Muehlenfeld of St. Louis, MO, and Agatha Niebrugge of Donaldson, IN.

She was preceded in death by her parents; infant daughter, Monica; and 5 brothers.