DoLores B. Ohlendorf, 92, of Delano, Minn., formerly of Collinsville, Ill., and Belleville, Ill., born July 5, 1924, in Collinsville, Ill., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016.
DoLores married Gus Henry Ohlendorf in 1944. They made their home in Caseyville, where they raised their son, Douglas. In the early 1960s, DoLores and Gus moved to Collinsville. After several years of retirement, they moved into Atrium Assisted Living in Belleville, before moving to Delano to be closer to Douglas.
DoLores loved to crochet. She was always making something, whether it was an afghan or baby item, to give away. DoLores and Gus also enjoyed RV camping.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Edna, nee Eble, Barton; and a grandson, Keith.
She is survived by her husband of 74 years, Gus; and son Douglas (Cathleen).
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Save the Children.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, at Herr Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill.
Funeral: Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday Oct. 31, 2016, at St. John Cemetery, Collinsville Ill.
HERR FUNERAL HOME, Collinsville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Oct. 30, 2016