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Doretta Ida Herzog

SAINTE. GENEVIEVE – Doretta Ida Herzog, 98, of Sainte Genevieve, Missouri, died Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at Parkland Health Center in Farmington, Missouri. She was born November 24, 1925, in Coffman, Missouri. Doretta married James Herzog November 14, 1954.

Doretta loved to cook and enjoyed her flowers. She spent her time loving on her grandchildren and great-grandson and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Doretta is survived by her son, Jim (Susan) Herzog of Sainte Genevieve, Missouri; daughter, Teresa (Kenny) Gadell of Sainte Genevieve, Missouri; grandchildren, Cory (Maggie) Herzog, and Tyler (Alyssa Bramhall) Herzog; great-grandson, William Herzog; and one grandchild on the way. Nieces, nephews, and friends also survive.

She was preceded in death by her father, Raymond Gegg; mother, Dora (Vogt) Gegg; husband, James Herzog; two Sisters, Vesta (Thomas) Yallaly, and Anna Marie (Rhinard) Kreitler; and brother, Delmar Ray Gegg.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m.Sunday, January 28, 2024, at Basler Funeral Home in Sainte Genevieve, Missouri. Visitation will resume 8-9 a.m. Monday, January 29, 2024, at the funeral home. A funeral service will follow 10 a.m. Monday at St. Catherine of Alexandria in Coffman, Missouri, with Rev. John Schneider officiating. Burial will be at St. Catherine of Alexandria Cemetery. Memorials can be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences can be left at

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  1. Sandra Turley on January 26, 2024 at 10:15 am

    Such a beautiful lady. Always looked forward to seeing her at Parkland for her yearly visit. She will be missed by her family and all who knew her.

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