Born 6-20-1931 -- Died 3-10-2005
John Dorner, 73, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 10, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., after a short illness.
Born on June 20, 1931, in Chicago, Ill., he was the son of Joseph Dorner and Elizabeth Heiberger Dorner. He married Kathryn Brandt on Sept. 9, 1959, in Fox River Grove, Ill. He retired from the Crystal Lake Post Office in Crystal Lake, Ill., after 30 years as a mail carrier in 1995. He and his wife then moved to Horseshoe Bend for their retirement. He was an avid fisherman and bowler. John was a member of the CRS Club in Horseshoe Bend and was a lifelong Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears fan.
He is survived by his wife, Kathryn of the home; two sons -- Michael Dawson of Franklin, Ark., and Richard and Linda Dawson of Portage, Mich.; a daughter, Sandra Dorner and two grandchildren -- Nathan and Jessica Dawson.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Joseph Dorner.
No service is planned at this time. Arrangements are by Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.