Dolores A. Dawson

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Dolores A. Dawson

Dolores A. Dawson, 72, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2013 at her residence.

Dolores was born on June 6, 1941 in Covenington, KY to parents Rachel (Chandler) and Orval Dawson. She was an assembly line worker for some years and later she did sheep herding in the Big Horn Basin.

Dolores was devoted to her church, reading her bible, and making Rosaries for charities. She enjoyed crocheting afghans and doilies, sci-fi movies, art, drawing, painting, and pottery. She loved spending time with family and movie nights with her daughters.

Dolores was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church and the American Rosary Organization.

Dolores was preceded in death by her parents, sisters; Mary, Emily and Verna, brother, Bill, Aunt Ann and Uncle George. She is survived by her daughters; Veronica L. Dawson of Detroit, MI, Maximiana A. Rodriguez (Robert) Garretson of Sheridan, WY and Emily M. Rodriguez of Sheridan, WY, a sister, Cecelia M. (Patrick) Clark of Houston, TX and her grandchildren; Katie, Angelo, Kaeden, Georgia and Lynnea.

A Visitation for Dolores will be held at 6:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2013 at Kane Funeral Home with Deacon John Bigelow officiating. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at the Holy Name Catholic Church with Father Jim Heiser officiating. Interment will be in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery with a reception to follow in the Parish Hall.

Donations to help pay funeral expenses can be made to Maximiana Garretson at P.O. Box 6353, Sheridan, WY 82801.

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Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.