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DECATUR -- Dorothy Coutant, 98, of Decatur, passed away Friday, October 27, 2017, at Decatur Memorial Hospital, with her family by her side. She is survived by her son, William A. (Debra) Burns; step-daughter, Frances C. Peterson; daughter-in-law, Mary Burns (Jim) Keller; six grandchildren, Brad Burns, Brian (Wittney) Burns, Konnor Burns, Katelyn Burns, Kristin (Jeff) Torrens and Dr. Erika (Tim Gariepy) Peterson; seven great-grandchildren, Wesson Burns, Isaac Tipsword and Shaukana Tipsword, Sam Torrens, Kara Torrens, Jacob Gariepy, Regan Gariepy. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, F. William "Bill" Burns; her second husband, George E. Coutant; her son, Robert "Rocky" A. Burns; two brothers, Edwin G. Allen and Robert Allen; and one sister, Margaret A. Larsen. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, November 10, 2017, at Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be private on Saturday. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Susan G. Komen 4700 N University St # 92, Peoria, IL 61614. The family of Dorothy Coutant is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

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