Born: May 10, 1947 - Deceased: May 19, 2023
Janice “Dolly” Krallman, nee DeScheda, 76, of Smithton, IL, born Saturday, May 10, 1947, in St. Louis, MO, passed away Friday, May 19, 2023 in Smithton, IL after a difficult battle with chronic progressive lung disease.
Dolly was a beloved individual by her entire family. In 1966, she married Richard “Sparky” Krallman. The two shared a long, loving marriage for 50 years until Sparky’s passing in 2016. Dolly was a wonderful woman who was always present with a smile and engaging conversation. For years, she dedicated herself as a gracious and talented hostess, extending and welcoming others to her gorgeous Red Bud, IL home business, Magnolia Place Bed & Breakfast. Dolly was an accomplished cook, seamstress, painter, and an avid gardener. She had a green thumb and a knack for creating beautiful garden landscapes for herself and others to enjoy. Her children, Kristina Stein and Richard Krallman inherited that love of flowers and nature from her. She served on the Red Bud Illinois Beautification committee and was a member of the Red Bud Illinois Chamber of Commerce and the Southern Illinois Tourism Bureau.
She was preceded in death by her:
Surviving are her:
Family would like to express a special thanks and appreciation to Dolly’s medical care team, Dr. Nidal Shawahin, Dr. Kashif Bhutto, and Dr. Prasad Kandula. They were also blessed to have Family Hospice of Belleville involved. Dolly passed on peacefully and with dignity surrounded by her loved ones. Her family takes solace in knowing that she will no longer be in pain or distress. They will find peace and comfort in her lasting memories.
Express condolences at www.kurrusfh.com.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Family Hospice of Belleville or Belleville Area Human Society.
Funeral: Services will be private.
My best friend and oldest sister Dolly Krallman. thank you for everything you have taught me over the years. From a infant till this day as. Grown woman. You have been my shining light since I was a baby.Thank you for being my sister for teaching
me so many things from arts and crafts how to walk when I was a baby and all the things conversations we’ve ha. I will cherish all the memories of you! I love and miss you big sister but I rather you no longer suffer with pain just rest in peace now. You will always be my best friend . RIP DOLKY KRALKMAN🙏❤️
Sorry. You. Left. Before. Telling. Me. The. Real. Truth. I. Beleived. You. Was. My. Sister. But. Your. A. Great. Aunt. I. Pray. You. See. Me. From. Heaven