McHENRY – Dolores F. Meier, 84, of McHenry, died Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at her home.|
She was born June 23, 1928, in Alma, to Floyd W. and Mattie Lee (Simmons) Hutchinson. Formerly of Lindenhurst, Dolores lived in McHenry for the past 30 years.
She was employed as a preschool teacher at Peppermint Stick Preschool in Antioch for many years.
She enjoyed the outdoors, and favorite pastimes included boating, camping and fishing. When not outdoors, a favorite activity was shopping.
Dolores is survived by three children, Toni (John) Miller of Berthoud, Colo., Jody (Jerry) Smouse of San Marcos, Calif., and Jeff (Kimberly) Meier of Salem, Wis.; five grandchildren, Tanya (Daniel) McDonough, Eric (Dakota Ledene) Meier, Brandi (Michael) Thomas, Josie (Kevin) Duggin and Jamie (Frankie) Iannuzzi; six great-grandchildren, Tyler, Dalila, Reese, Hayden, Jessie and Rian; a sister, Diane Norris; a brother, Donald (Sue) Hutchinson; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Meier; and a brother, Douglas Hutchinson.
The visitation will be from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry. The funeral service will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Interment will be Thursday, May 30, at Wood National Cemetery in Milwaukee.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, her family suggests memorials to Pets In Need, 4509 S. Ridgeway Road, Richmond, IL 60072 or to the Make A Wish Foundation, 640 N. LaSalle St., No. 280, Chicago, IL 60654.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on May 26, 2013