Dolores Mehling, age 76, was born in Fresno, Dolores Jane Pedroncelli. She was a loving friend who celebrated life treasuring her friends and family. She was predeceased by her parents, Alfred and Lottie Pedroncelli. Dolores grew up in Fresno, attended Fresno High School, and spent most of her adult life living in Sanger. She is survived by her sister, Donna Firpo; her husband Ron; her daughter, Cheryl Thomas and her husband Dave; her son, Keith and his wife Jill; her step-daughter, Lynette Yamamoto and her husband Rod; her step-son, Ron Mehling and his wife Araceli; by eight grandchildren who brought her great joy, Heather Sitka and her husband Blake, Chris Thomas, Cameron Stearns, Sam Stearns, Kiyoshi Yamamoto, Eric Mehling and Sienna Mehling. A Memorial Service celebrating her life will be held on Friday, February 28, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Community Church in Sanger, CA. Arrangements by Wallin's Sanger Funeral Home.