Dolores A. Bartz age 88, of Stevens Point, passed away Tuesday morning October 31, 2017 surrounded by her loving family, and under the care of Southern Care Hospice.
A Celebration of Life Service for Dolores will be held at 11:30 AM on Saturday November 4, 2017 at the Shuda Funeral Chapel – Stevens Point. Deacon Art Schaller will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Bartholomew Cemetery at a later date. Friends and family will gather to share memories from 9:30 AM Saturday until the time of services at Shuda’s.
Dolores was born December 29, 1928 in Watertown, WI, the daughter of Raymond and Elvina (Doege) Telford. As a child the family moved to Thorp where she attended school. Dolores married Bernard Dulek on October 19, 1946 in Thorp. In 1957 the couple moved to Stevens Point, Bernard passed away in 1968. She began working for the Stevens Point School System as a bus driver and after 13 years, started a career at Consolidated Paper. She married Bernard (Ben) Bartz in 1970 in Stevens Point, the couple later divorced. Dolores retired from the paper mill after 20 years of service in 1991. Soon after, she became a prep cook at the local Country Kitchen, and after 8 years retired in 2000. She was famous for her chocolate chip cookies and p-nut squares, she enjoyed baking, fishing, but most of all loved time spent with her grandchildren.
Dolores is survived by her 6 children: Sandie (Bob) Armatoski; Russell Dulek; Debbie Rae (fiance' Don Dulak); Dale Dulek; Dean (Melissa) Dulek; Lisa (Dave) Chaplinski. 13 grandchildren: Kevin, Wendy, Heidi, Molly, Matt, Robbie, Carrie, Chris, Travis, Dustin, Erin, Dalton, Peyton. 13 great grandchildren: Briar, Talon, Maddie, Macy, Wyatt, Jillian, Kylie, Michael, Cassie, Ashley, Eli, McKenna and Alicia. Her sister: Adeline Buenting. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bernard, 2 sisters, and 1 brother.
Dolores’ family wishes to thank the staff at Wellington Place and Southern Care Hospice for all the care and compassion they showed her.
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