Obituaries

Dorothy Ann Van Acker

January 25, 1937 - November 5, 2020

Dorothy Ann Van Acker, 83, of Plato Center, IL passed away Thursday, November 5, 2020 at the Gove of Fox Valley where she has been a resident since 2011.  Dorothy was born January 25, 1937 in Elgin the daughter of Henry and Frances (Rau) Van Acker. 

Dorothy is survived by her daughter Cynthia Ziller; a sister, Alice Anne Van Acker, OP; a brother Wayne (Judith) Van Acker, and several nieces and nephews. 

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her siblings Arthur Van Acker and Ruth Nunley. 

A funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:30 A.M. Thursday, November 12, 2020 at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church 123 South County Line Road Maple Park, IL.  Interment will follow at St. Mary of the Assumption Cemetery in Maple Park. 

Guest Book

  • Julie Burkart Remembering the good times with your beautiful Mom. She always had a great smile, just like you do! Love always, Jules
  • Dot Dempsey Dear Alice Ann and Wayne, Sorry to hear about Dorothy and your loss. Know that you will be in my prayers during this time of grief. May Dorothy now be resting in God's love, Peace, Sister Dot
  • Laura Hollister Sorry to hear this. I bet your mom is in a happier place now. Sending you good thoughts from the West Coast.
  • SisterJoAnn Fleischaker Alice Anne, I am sad to hear of your sister's death... Please be assured of my prayers and thoughts for your family and for Dorothy... Blessings at this time of loss.
  • Andrea Breed Cindy I am so sorry. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
  • Hala Sorry for you loss. Prayers for you and your family....Hala
  • Sandra Miller So sorry for your loss Cindy. Hugs and prayers for you and your family...... Sandra
  • John Miller Dear Cindy, My sincerest condolences to you and your family in the passing of your beloved mother, sister, and aunt. May she do the everlasting dance of joy with our lord in the kingdom. Eternal rest grant unto your precious daughter Dorothy, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen.
  • Melanie Falk Dear Cindy, My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family during this time. I will raise you up to be held in Jesus's arms and I pray for you to find comfort knowing God is in control. Stay Strong! God's Blessing to you and your family. Love, Melanie
  • Skip Schofield Dear Cindy, So sorry for you and your family's loss of your mom. I've been sending warmest prayers for God to guide her to where she needs to be. Please let me know if there is anything you need. God bless you, your mom and your family. Stay strong ... He is watching over you.
  • Kay Lefelstein Dear Cindy, I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. When things are too overwhelming, leave it in Gods hands for now. God bless you and I’m always here. Love Kay
  • Mary Ann Sestak Sr. Alice, I am sorry for the loss of your sister Dorothy. In memories, we find comfort. In time, we find peace! Holding you in my prayers. God bless!