Dolores Vrazsity

DOLORES I. VRAZSITY, 89 ROCKFORD - Dolores I. Vrazsity, 89, of Rockford passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Born May 11, 1923, in Dallas, Wis., daughter of Frank and Emma (Espeseth) Randall. They later moved to Rice Lake, Wis., where she graduated in 1941. Later that year, she moved to Rockford and married Bernard Hatlestad in 1942; he predeceased her. Married Michael Vrazsity on Dec. 27, 1964, in Rockford; he predeceased her in 1981. Retired from Amerock in 1985 after 17 years. Dolores loved the holidays, especially Christmas, and having all the children with her. She enjoyed playing cards and traveling, especially to California and Las Vegas. She was an avid bowler for years and was the league secretary at State & Madison Lanes. She was B.A.C. secretary for many years. Member of Grace Lutheran Church, Moose Club and B.A.C. Club. Survivors include daughters, Joan (Orest) Salerno of Loves Park, Carol (Randy) Allison of Henderson, Nev., and Susan (George) Creviston of Machesney Park; sons, Mike (Mickey) Vrazsity of Byron and Ken (Cynthia) Vrazsity of Dakota; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and special niece, Lynette Randall. Predeceased by granddaughter, Stephanie Lizer; and five brothers. Service at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Delehanty Funeral Home Ltd., 401 River Lane, Loves Park, with visitation one hour prior to service time. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Machesney Park. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established. For more information, visit

Published in Rockford Register Star from Feb. 11 to Feb. 12, 2013