Dolores E. DeZur, of Greenfield, WI died Sunday, August 14, 2016 at her son’s home under the care of LeRoyer Hospice. She was 86 years old. She was born on April 26, 1930 in Oma, WI a daughter of the late Verner and Eleanor (Silvola) Thompson. She married Donald DeZur on May 6, 1950. He preceded her in death on January 30, 2015.
She graduated from Hurley High School.
She was a member of King of Glory Lutheran Church in Greenfield.
She enjoyed being of Finnish descent, she was accomplished in many Finnish crafts such as rug looming, sewing and knitting. She enjoyed traveling with her husband during their retirement years. Dolores was an avid gardener and was blessed with a “green thumb”.
Survivors include three sons, Daryl (Kathy) DeZur of Summit Lake, WI, Daniel (Mary Anne) DeZur of Oshkosh, WI and Douglas (Judy) DeZur of Greenfield, WI; six grandchildren, Liane (Mark) Morris, David (Angelique) DeZur, Dana DeZur, Ryan (Melissa) DeZur, Samantha DeZur, Louie DeZur; six great grandchildren, Hailey, Kennedy, Alayna, Jacob, Dylan and Lucas; three sisters, Doris Morello of Montreal, WI, Verna (George) Nasi of Pence, WI and Joan (Allen) Vobejda of Wilson, WI; a brother, Eugene (Kathleen) Thompson of Superior, WI. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Thompson and brother-in-law, Henry Morello.
A memorial service will be held at King of Glory Lutheran Church in Greenfield, WI on August 20 at 11:30 a.m. Visitation will be Saturday at the church from 10 am until the time of service. Burial will take place in Riverside Cemetery in Ironwood, MI at a later date.
Memorials may be directed to King of Glory Lutheran Church, 4330 South 84th Street Greenfield, WI 53228 or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, www.lls.org.