BARTLETT – Dolores Helen Wines, 84, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Clare Oaks Retirement Community in Bartlett.|
She was born Nov. 18, 1928, in Chicago, to John and Sophie (Trybula) Dyck. On Sept. 10, 1949, she married Leo John Wines in Chicago.
Dolores had been a resident of Wonder Lake from 1955 until moving to Algonquin in 1990. In 2010, she became a resident of Clare Oaks Retirement Community in Bartlett.
Dolores graduated from St. Constance High School, attended Loyola University and DePaul University, and then earned her bachelor of science degree from Northern Illinois University. For 30 years, she taught science, math and religion, first at St. Mary's in Woodstock and then at Montini Catholic Grade School in McHenry, retiring in 1992. In 1974, she was selected as an Outstanding Elementary Teacher of America. She was selected for this honor on the basis of her professional and civic achievements. After retirement, she was a private tutor.
Dolores was very active in various food drives, and the Parent Teachers Association. She was a former member of Christ The King Church and a current member of St. Mary's Church in Huntley. Other memberships included the Society of Catholic Daughters and Parents Without Partners.
Survivors include four children, William (Mary Ann) Wines, Lynn (Jim Berounsky) Wines, Mary (Kelly) Coleman and Michael Wines; and two grandsons, Bryan Wines and Riley Coleman.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo, on Sept. 8, 1973; and her parents.
The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry. The visitation will resume Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the funeral home from 8:15 a.m. until prayers at 9:15 a.m., then leaving for the 10 a.m. funeral Mass at Christ The King Catholic Church, 5006 E. Wonder Lake Road, Wonder Lake, IL 60097.
Interment will be in Christ the King Cemetery, Wonder Lake.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Assisi Health Care Center of Clare Oaks, 825 Carillon Drive, Bartlett, IL 60103.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an online condolence message for her family.
Published in the Northwest Herald from Oct. 12 to Oct. 13, 2013