In memory of
Dobrilla Krippelz, 84, passed away peacefully on Saturday June 9, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Dobrilla was a loving wife, mother, grandmother (Baba), and great grandmother. She was born in Croatia in 1933 where she performed in theatre in her early years. She married Jacob and together they emigrated to the United States in 1957 with their two children to start a new life. Together they founded a successful manufacturing business in Aurora, Illinois.
Dobrilla divided her family time between her Florida and Illinois homes. She loved nothing more than cooking for and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She was preceeded in death by her husband of 59 years, Jacob Krippelz Sr.
Dobrilla is survived by her children, Joseph (Sheryl) Krippelz of Sugar Grove, IL, Theresa (Alan) Allen of Sussex, WI, Jacob Jr. (Debra) Krippelz of Sugar Grove, IL and Diana (Len) Schoberlein of Greenland, MI as well as 15 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. The family would like to offer a special thanks to Zsa Zsa for being a loving companion and dear friend for the last 1-1/2 years of Dobrilla's life.
Dobrilla will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts. Pure selflessness was at the core of everything she gave and everything she was. We love you mom! (Mi Te Volimo) Funeral arrangements will be private.
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