Dolores Ann King,
age 77, of Chesterton, Ind., passed away peacefully at the hospital
Saturday, February 8, 2014. She was born April 18, 1936 in Chicago, Ill., to
Joseph and Frances (Wojtunik) Rak.
On May 21, 1955
Dolores married William (Bill) Edwin King, who preceded her in death in
Surviving are two
sons Lawrence A. King (Jane Dougherty), of Valparaiso, Ind., and Garry A.
King (Kathy Mitchell) of Gary, Ind.
Dolores and Bill
enjoyed 52 years of marriage with many friends and family members in and
around the area.
from Chesterton High School in 1953, known to her classmates as “Pretty Eyed
Baby.” Dolores was entered into the Holy Family Academy; National Honor
Society, 3, 4; Y-Teens 3, 4; Booster Club, 3, 4; Senior Girls Club; annual
Dolores worked in
the insurance business her entire career starting in the early days with
daily commutes on the South Shore Train to Chicago, and retiring from Daly
Insurance Services, Chesterton, at age 65. Dolores was a dedicated member of
Sigma Alpha Sorority for 54 years serving all Officer Positions including
Past President. Dolores loved to travel the United States, having collected
her cherished necklace charms from countless cities during national annual
Sorority conventions. She also enjoyed various international trips,
including the wedding of her son, Lawrence (Jane), together with Bill in
Barbados on their 40th wedding anniversary. She also enjoyed a trip to Rome;
a cruise for their 50th wedding anniversary throughout the Caribbean; a
visit to London; and a South African journey and safari.
A Celebration of
Dolores’ Life will be held on Monday, February 17, 2014, from 5 p.m.-8 p.m.
at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton.
contributions may be made to the Sigma Alpha Sorority or to the Visiting
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