Delories Lynn Biddle Boch, 81, formerly of Champaign, died on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in Bloomington, IL.

Delories was born on April 23, 1939 in Newman, IL. The first child of William Warren Biddle and Wilma Bolton Biddle, she was later joined by 2 brothers; William Warren Jr (Bill) and Larry Dale. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers.

She graduated second in her class from Newman Community High School in 1957 and graduated from the University of Illinois in 1961, where she earned high honors and attained a BS in Accounting. She passed the CPA exam that same year and went to work in the business office at the U of I, where she worked for 5 years.

Delories married Frederich Charles Boch in 1963 and together they had 1 son, John Frederich in 1967. She and Fred later divorced and she moved to Springfield, where she began her employment at the IL Dept of Transportation in the Bureau of Accounting and Project Control. She worked there for 18 years before retiring in 2002. From there she moved to Champaign, where she enjoyed her family, friends and duplicate bridge.

Delories is survived by her son, John and his wife, Wendy (Lund) Boch; along with twin grandsons, Jack and Owen Boch.

Friends may greet the family on Saturday, April 17 from 10-12 at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm, Champaign, where social distancing and masks will be required. 

Memorials may be made to OSF Children’s Hospital, Peoria or to ‘Guns Save Life’. 

7 thoughts on “Delories Boch. 1939-2021. Celebration of Life service Saturday in Champaign.”
  1. John, so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. She will live forever in your heart, cherish the memories. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. So Sorry to hear about your Mother,
    Our condolences to you and your family and all who knew her!
    Our prayers are with you.

  3. Having lost my parents, over 25 years ago, I still miss them. Always will. I’ll say a prayer for her. Our heartfelt sympathy for you and Wendy in this hour of distress.

    Beau & Barb

  4. Very sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She is still alive in you. Good that you had her for so many years. We always regret not having more time, but don’t forget all the good time she did have.

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