Dolores Ann Buente, nee Berry, 72, of Belleville, Ill., born March 8, 1943, in Newport, Ind., passed away Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at Dammert Geriatric Nursing Facility in Belleville, Ill.
Dolores was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Her time spent with family, especially her granddaughters was precious for all. Dolores was a skilled beautician, avid golfer and tennis player. She had a passion for gardening, painting, decorating and hands-on projects. She was a faithful member at Hope Church. She will truly be missed by who all knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Sylvania, nee Brinker, Berry; and her sister, Janice Gehrs.
Surviving are her loving husband of 50 years, John "Jack" Buente; two children, Michael Buente of St. Louis, Mo., and Danielle (Timothy) Stump of Annapolis, Md.; three granddaughters, Brooke Buente of St. Louis, Mo., and Morgan and Sienna Stump, both of Annapolis, Md.; two sisters, Kathleen VanDorn of Carlyle, Ill., and Marilyn Willman of Greenvillie, Ill.; and a host of family and friends who will cherish her memory.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Hospice of Southern Illinois, 305 S. Illinois St., Belleville, Ill. 62220. Memories and condolences may also be expressed online at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, at the funeral home with Pastor Jay Krumeich officiating. Interment will be held privately in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.
LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Feb. 11, 2016