Dolores E. Ryan, 85, of Carney, Mich., passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers, Mich. Dolores was born on June 4, 1928 in Niagara, Wis. to the late Alfred and Anna (Hendricksen) Sorensen.
On August 27, 1949, Dolores married Dennis "Dan" Ryan in Menominee, Mich. Dan preceded her in death on May 9, 2008. Dolores was a homemaker and also worked part time at McCrory's in Menominee for many years. Dolores loved her cats, watching deer, and being in the outdoors. Most of all, her greatest love was her grandchildren and great-grandson. Dolores was a member of the Carney Free Church and American Legion Auxiliary.
Survivors include her two sons: Dennis "Rocky" (Sherry) of Carney, Mich. and Randy of Peshtigo, Wis.; four grandchildren: Samantha (Travis) Ryan, Pamela Ryan, Laura Ryan and Zach Ryan; great-grandson, Leevi Frisch; brother, Donald Sorenson; two sisters: Anne Kroening and Gloria Naser; brother-in-law, Tom Cooper; and sisters-in-law: Dorothy Sorensen and Nancy LaFond. Dolores was preceded in death by her brothers: Harold and George; and baby sister, Eleanor.
Family and friends may call at the Carney Free Church, on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, after 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 11 a.m. with Reverend Gary Page officiating.
Burial will be in the Carney Free Church Cemetery.
Anderson Diehm Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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In lieu of other forms of sympathy a memorial fund has been established in Dolores's name.