Dolores Marsh

Dolores Marsh, age 84, of Meadville, died Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield. A funeral service will be Monday, February 2, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church in Brookfield. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Brookfield. The family will receive friends Monday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until time for the service. Memorials to the Immaculate Conception Church may be left at or mailed to Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home, PO Box 496, Brookfield, MO 64628. Dolores Marie Hunke Marsh, was called to heaven, January 28, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. Dolores was born in Richardton, North Dakota July 12, 1930, to Henry and Beatrice Des RochesHunke. Dolores graduated from St. Mary’s High School, in Richardton, North Dakota valedictorian of her class of 1948. She took a one week training course at Dickinson State Teacher’s College, passed her teaching test and taught country school in North Dakota for 3 years.  June 12, 1951 she married David Richard Marsh of Richardton, North Dakota. They along with David’s parents and siblings moved from their farm in North Dakota to a dairy farms near Dunlap, Missouri in the spring of 1952. In the summer of 1964, Dolores and David moved to a farm near Meadville, Mo. She worked as a seamstress at Stanbury Uniform in the 70’s. She also, worked in the office at the Brookfield Lifestock Market for several years.  She was an active member of the Immaculate Conception Altar Society and Ladies KnightsAuxuillary,. She sang in the choir and was church organist for many years. She came from a family of musicians. Music was very important to her. She made sure that her three children had a music background. She enjoyed playing cards.She and David were members of the Catholic Couples club card players for over 50 years. She was also a member of the Catholic Unit Pinochle card players and started the Pinochle Card club of Brookfield and Chillicothe. She enjoyed raising a very large vegetable garden and processing the fruits of her labor. She spent hours working in her vegetable, fruit and flower gardens, even when it was extremely difficult for her to do so. They were her pride and joy. Dolores and David were regulars at the Senior Citizens Dance in Chillicothe. They enjoyed the dancing and the socializing. She and David enjoyed family and traveling in their retirement taking trips across the continent.  Survivors include her husband David, three children, Paul of the home, Larry, Richmond, MO, Janet ( Jim) Schreiner, Chillicothe, MO. Grandchildren, Angela ( Kenny) Thomson, Kearney, Mo, Richie ( Andrea) Marsh, Excelsior Springs, MO, Anthony ( Leda) Schreiner, Chillicothe, MO, Adam ( Randa ) Marsh, Independence, MO, Christi ( Tim ) Horn, Excelsior Springs, MO, Julie ( Shawn) Hubble, Kansas City, MO, Matthew ( Erin ) Schreiner, Salisbury, MO. 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.One surviving sister, Lorraine Zentner, Bozeman , MT., and sisters-in-law, Rosalie Hunke, Richardton, North Dakota, and Kay Hunke, TN.Preceeding her in death ,Mother, Beatrice Des RochesHunke, father, Henry Hunke, brothers Bernard and Henry Hunke, brother-law, Robert Zentner.

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