Dolores C. Eschner

January 11, 1921 – March 22, 2016

Dolores Caroline Eschner, age 95, went to be with her Savior on March 22, 2016, at Harvest Home in Howards Grove, Wisconsin.

Dolores was born to Cornelius and Mayme Eastman on January 11, 1921 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. She attended school in Clinton, Iowa and married Harlan Eschner on August 30, 1947.

Dolores often expressed her love for others through her baking and cooking of great meals. She enjoyed laughter, conversation and playing games. One of her favorite activities was playing hymns and the “Naughty Waltz” on the piano. She treasured visits and holidays with family and friends. Dolores was an active member of Gillett Baptist Church for many years.

Dolores was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Cornelius (Bud), her husband Harlan, her loving daughter Kathleen Bea Genke and other relatives. Dolores is survived by her sister Beatrice (Jack) Reed; son-in-law Larry Genke; grandchildren Terri (Carl) Keppler, Sherri (Scott) Hilbelink, Jacqueline (Karl) Freitag, Douglas (Kim) Genke, Troy (Sandra) Genke; great-grandchildren Rachel (Brett) Ashworth, Joshua Hilbelink, Alicia (Dean) Sixel, Kayla (fiancé Matt) Keppler, Jeremy Genke, Eric (Kayla) Freitag, Jessica Genke, Rebekah (Jonathan) Pope, Katie (Stephen) Maris, Trenton (Kristen) Genke, Alexis Genke, Brittany Genke, Grant Genke, Victori Genke; adopted great-grandchild Dayna Hilbelink; great-great-grandchildren Hayley Ashworth, Melanie Ashworth, Kaitlin Pope, Kylie Sixel, Jackson Sixel, Jack Pope, Cecilia Pope, Harper Freitag and many more to come.

The family burial will be at the Wanderer’s Rest Cemetery in Gillett on Saturday, March 26 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation will be at Gillett Baptist Church at 2:30 followed by a memorial service at 3:00.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial is established for Focus on the Family.

Services

Graveside Service
Saturday, March 26, 2016
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM

Wanderer’s Rest Cemetery
S. Elm Avenue
Gillett, Wisconsin 54124

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Family Gathering
Saturday, March 26, 2016
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Gillett Baptist Church
10780 Town Hall Road
Gillett, WI 54124

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Fellowship to follow.

Funeral Service
Saturday, March 26, 2016
3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

Gillett Baptist Church
10780 Town Hall Road
Gillett, WI 54124

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Fellowship to follow.

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