Dolores "Dolly" Lorraine Lott
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GREAT FALLS —Dolores "Dolly" Lorraine Lott, 87, of Great Falls, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014 just five days shy of her 88th birthday. She passed peacefully in her home with her daughter, Marla Kavran; grandson Jesse Kavran, and granddaughter Dina Wilkerson, by her side.
Visitation will be held on Monday, June 2, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at O'Connor Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Lawn Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at Highland Cemetery. O'Connor Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Dolly was born June 3, 1926 in Great Falls to Sally (Koski) Krause. Dolly was an only child who was loved and adored by all in her family and friends. Dolly worked for the telephone company for 32 years during which time she had four children, Sharon, Russell, Marla, and Sandy. June 25, 1971 she married the love of her life, Junior H. Lott.
She adored her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and most recently with her great-great-granddaughters, Kiyagh Victoria and Kylah Jordyn Piprude. She loved spending as much time with them as she could.
In her younger years she loved gardening and making her yard the best looking on the block.
Dolly is survived by her two daughters, Sharon (Hal) Leitheiser of Washington state and Marla Kavran who took care of her and was by her side til the end; grandchildren Jesse Kavran and Dina Wilkerson who were by her side as well (Dina was holding her hand in the end), Ben "Johnsie" Johnson IV of Whidby Island, WA who is in the Navy serving our country, Shane "High Tower" Leitheiser and Jamie Leitheiser both of Washington state; 18 great-grandchildren and as she longed to spend time with all of them and loved them dearly, she was closest to Dougie, Colby, Seth, Diamond Marie and (Johnsie's children), Hayle and Nathan when they lived in Montana; 2 great-great grandchildren Kyagh and Kylah, Dougie and Danielle's children.
She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Junior Lott; mother Sally Kraus; daughter Sandy; only son Russell Westcott; granddaughter Brenda Janietsky; close aunt Gladys; as well as several aunts and uncles.
Anybody wishing to send contributions and donations may send them to Marla Kavran, 1205 3rd Ave NW, Great Falls, MT 59404.
Condolences for the family may be posted online at www.oconnorfuneralhome.com. O'CONNOR FUNERAL HOME
Published in Great Falls Tribune on June 1, 2014