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Maralee Frericks

Maralee Frericks

Maralee "Dodie" Frericks age 77, of Quincy died on Sunday, December 13, 2020, at 3:42 p.m. in Blessing Hospital.

Dodie was born in Quincy on November 11, 1943, a daughter of Gerald and Gloria (McKee) Steinway. She had worked at the Fairfield Inn in housekeeping for over 10 years, and made many friends there.

Dodie loved animals. Her dogs were her world, and feeding the birds and squirrels that visited her yard was part of her daily routine. Her favorite pastimes included coloring and playing Skip-Bo. She also loved watching old westerns on TV.

Survivors include: Her children, Dan Steinway and his fiancé Shelly and Jessica (Frericks) Grey and her wife Rebecca. A grandson, Danny Steinway, Jr.. A sister, Ann Fuqua. Several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews, including Joann Liesen and Nikki Murphy. A loving dog, Henry.
Cremation rites will be accorded. To honor her wishes no formal services are planned at this time.

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From:
Deb Carstens
Quincy, IL
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Dan & Jessica - You have my deepest sympathies. I thought alot of your mom. She was a special lady. Prayers to you and your families.
From:
Deb Carstens
Quincy, IL
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Ann - My sympathies to you and your family. I have many good memories with you two. Prayers and hugs.
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Emily Carter
Quincy, IL
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My deepest condolences to the family of Maralee(Dodie) Frericks. I worked with her and her sister Ann at Fairfield Inn for quite a few years. Have lots of wonderful memories of Dodie. I remember her talking excitedly about her then beloved dog Riley. I remember her being an avid fan of Little House on the Prarie. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
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Joni Shanholtzer
COATSBURG, IL
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I worked with Dodie at the hotel several years and we became very good friends Prayers for all your Family.She will be missed!
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Jill Decker ker
Mesa, AZ
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I'm so sorry Jessica, I remember our first meeting on our first day if training! We are very different people but we were both awkward our first day. Just know your Mom was right, you can do it you are awesome! I wouldn't have made through training without you watching over me! Hugs & prayers to you🧡
From:
Tristana Casey
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My sincere condolences. I will miss sending her cards on her birthday. Sending love to you all.
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Vickie otten
Quincy, IL
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I am so sorry to hear about Dodie prayers for everyone
From:
Heather Hollingsworth
Meridian, MS
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I know this is several weeks late but I am so sorry for your loss Jess. You and your family are in my thoughts. I understand the lost feelings every day. I’m thinking about you.