Dolores E. (Eck) Wilde, 77, of Springfield, died at 7:49 am, Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at her home. She was born December 3, 1933 in Springfield, Illinois to Paul A. and Elizabeth Mrasak Eck.
She is survived by two daughters, Diane (Kevin) Blissett of Springfield and Donna (Kevin) Vite of Mahomet, IL; three sons, Bruce P. (Lysa) Wilde and Brian L. (companion: Cindy Fernandes) Wilde both of Springfield and Brad J. (Christina) Wilde of San Marcos, CA; one daughter-in-law, Wendy Wilde of Springfield; ten grandchildren: three great grandchildren; her lifelong friend and “sister”, Henrietta Knepler of Springfield and several cousins.
Preceding her in death were her mother in 1981; one son, Bert T. Wilde in 1982; her father in 2006 and one grandson, Christopher.
Dolores was a member of Christ the King Church. She was an avid Cardinals fan and loved spending time with her family. She retired as a secretary from C&IM Railroad working in the Springfield General office.
Visitation: 5-7 pm Friday, March 25, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with a prayer service at 5 pm.
Funeral Mass: 10 am, Saturday, March 26, 2011 at Christ the King Church with Monsignor David Lantz officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Research Hospital or to the Animal Protective League.