Kenneth G. Doty

In Memorial

Kenneth G. Doty, 88, beloved husband of Geri, loving father of Robert, Steve, Katelyn, and Elizabeth and loving grandfather of six, died September 28, 2007, at Manor Care, in Hinsdale, IL.  Ken was an 18 year resident of Hinsdale and former 32 year resident of Western Springs. 

      Ken was born in 1919 in Chicago.   He was a World War II Army Air Corps Veteran who flew 25 missions as the navigator in a B29.  After the war, he received his bachelor degree from Northwestern University.  Ken was a partner in Doty and Doty, CPA in Chicago for more than 20 years and owner of Kenneth G. Doty CPA in Western Springs and Countryside for many years.  He was a member of the AICPA for 60 years and long-time member of the LaGrange Country Club.  He was very proud of having three holes-in-one (two in the same year). 

      He is survived by his wife Geri of Hinsdale; his sons Robert (Jaclyn) of IL and Stephen (Vicki) of WI, and his daughters Katelyn Doty of OR and Elizabeth (David) Johnson of AZ; his sister Eva Doris McBeath of AZ; grandchildren Sean Doty, Erin Doty, Jennifer (Jonathan) Von Stroh, David Doty, Katherine Johnson, Rebecca Johnson.

      Memorial visitation will occur from 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. and a memorial service will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 9, at the Evangelical Covenant Church of Hinsdale, 412 S. Garfield, Hinsdale, IL.  Interment will be at 1 P.M. at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL.   Arrangements by Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd of Brookfield (information 708-485-2000 or

      In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016 (, the Heifer Project International, 1 World Ave., Little Rock, AZ 72202, Habitat for Humanity International, 121 Habitat St., Americus, GA 31709, or to your favorite charity.

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