October 26, 1928 - December 5, 2021
Dorma D. Strafford, 93 of Bonita Springs, FL passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 5, 2021 after a short battle with cancer. She began wintering in Bonita Springs in the 1980’s splitting time between St. Germain WI and Florida before moving full time to Florida in 2015. Dorma was born October 26, 1928 in Canoe Creek Township, IL the daughter of the late Wallace and Dorothy (Pobanz) Stephenson. She was raised on a farm in Hillsdale IL. and graduated from Moline Institute of Commerce. Her career started with the John Deere Company and she retired as a clerk from the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Dorma along with her husband loved to travel; they visited 6 continents and over 55 countries. The also flew on the Concorde twice and would regularly cruise on the Queen Mary 2. She was a passionate fan of the Green Bay Packers; avid card player and enjoyed volunteering at First Presbyterian Church of Bonita Springs. She was famous for her Christmas letters! Dorma will be missed by her many friends. Survivors include her loving children, Stephen (Jo-Anne Smith) Strafford of Wheatfield, IN, Martha (Matthew) McLaren of Bonfield, IL; sister-in-law, Phyllis Strafford of E. Moline, IL; and her nieces and nephew. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald G. Strafford and in-laws Tom Strafford, Bob and Myrna Strafford. Funeral services will be private. Memorial contributions in Dorma’s name may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Bonita Springs, 9751 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs, FL 34135 or to the Rock Island Historical Society, 822 11th Ave., Moline, IL 61265. Arrangements are being handled by Shikany’s Bonita Funeral Home, Family Owned Since 1978.
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