1935 - 2017

Dolores A. Massey, 81, of East Peoria, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist Hospital in Peoria.

Born May 5, 1935, in Peoria to Harold and Olga Lovsin Cordes. She married Willard C. “Red” Massey Feb. 27, 1954, in Eureka. He preceded her in death as well as one son, Robin.

Surviving are her children, Micheal and Andrew Massey, and Angela (James) Hamann; grandchildren, Drew Sims and Rihanna Hamann; brothers, Harold (Barb) Cordes Jr., Mark (Linda) Cordes and Ken (Lauren) Cordes; and her sister, Carolyn (Glenn) Bibb.

Dolores loved to crochet everything such as articles of clothing, hand bags and crosses that she would give to families who were bereaved. She always wore one of her crocheted hats.

Among other things Dolores enjoyed, were volunteering in the library at Glendale Grade School, yoga classes, crossword puzzles, caring for her many house plants and collecting dolls and angels.

She was a member of Fondulac Congregational Church.

A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria, with visitation one hour prior to the service.

Cremation has been accorded.

Memorial contributions may be made to her church.

To offer condolences online, visit www.RemmertFuneralHome.com.