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Dolores Wilkins


January 20, 1941
January 6, 2018

Visitation 5-7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 11, 2018 - Day Macz Funeral Home, Sandoval
Funeral 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 12, 2018 - Day Macz Funeral Home, Sandoval

Dolores J. “LuLu” Wilkins, 76 years old, of Salem passed away January 6, 2018 at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt Vernon. She was born on January 20, 1941 in Milwaukee, WI the daughter of Bill and Patricia L. (Spiers) Brasket. She married Paul E. Wilkins in 1961 in Sandoval.

Survivors include her loving husband, Paul Wilkins; her caring brothers, William A. Brasket and wife Linda of Salem; Ray I. Delatore and wife Rita of Harmony; her thoughtful sisters, Barbara Bryan and husband Ron of Salem, Gladys Denton and husband George of IN, and Mary Lou McVey of IN; her appreciated sister-in law, Rosetta Schaffer of Sandoval; several cherished nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Wilkins was preceded in death by both her parents and her sister Billie Jean “Schotze” Coughlin.

Dolores was a faithful member of Grace Church of the Nazarene in Salem where her presence will be missed. Dolores was blessed with a host of nieces and nephews and she had an intense love for her family. Her fondest memories were those spent with her family. Dolores will truly be missed by all she loved and befriended

Celebration of life services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 12, 2018 at the Day Macz Funeral Home in Sandoval, with Pastor Doug Romine officiating. Interment will follow at Sandoval Cemetery in Sandoval. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the funeral home in Sandoval. Memorial contributions may be made in Dolores’ honor to Grace Church of the Nazarene. Online condolences and memories of Dolores may be shared with the family at and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.