Dolores “Dee” J. Walsh, 79, of Springfield died at 11:01 pm on Monday, January 20, 2014. She was born on August 11, 1934 in Springfield to Micheal C. and Anna M. Kohlrus Rock.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Mary and Dorothy; one brother, Michael and a granddaughter, Molly.
Surviving are six daughters, Michele, Connie, Karen, Cathy, Paula and Sheila; four sons, Steve, Thad, Patrick and Christopher; thirty-seven grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; three sisters, Catherine, Patricia and Theresa; one brother, Joseph and several uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Dolores was a member of St. Katharine Drexel Parish at Sacred Heart Church. She worked at St. John’s Hospital, Gabatoni’s and Mel-o-cream Donut Shop.
She loved music, visiting with her children, Playing Scrabble and Yahtzee, watching EWTN and distributing Dum Dum Suckers.
Visitation: 9:00-11:00 am Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Sacred Heart Church.
Funeral Mass: 11:00 am Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Sacred Heart Church with Reverend Dean Probst officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Katharine Drexel Parish, 722 S. 12th Street Springfield, IL 62703.
Time: 11:00 am