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Dolores E. (Degelmann) Wilke

July 9, 1940 ~ May 10, 2020 (age 79)


Dolores E. (nee Degelmann) Wilke

79, passed away Sunday, May 10th, 2020. Loving mother of Peggy (Charles) Gilbert, the late William (Carla) Oaks, Marcus (Kay) Oaks, and Robert (Carol) Oaks; dear grandmother of David, Daniel, and Kirstyn Oaks; Emily (Nicholas) Cantrell, Micah, and Jonathan Oaks; Rachel, the late Hannah M., and Joshua Oaks; dear great grandmother of Althea and Wrigley Oaks; dear sister of Paul (Linda) Degelmann, Jeanette (Dennis) Vix, and Linda (Anthony) Grecco.

Interests and hobbies included knitting, crocheting, sewing, cooking, and baking. A love for sports, especially Chicago teams, most notably the Cubs, was passed on to some of her children. Longtime member of Clarendon Hills Christian Church in Clarendon Hills, IL and more recently member of Kirkwood Road Christian Church in Kirkwood, MO.  Retiree from the Keebler Company after 30 years.

Memorial donations may be made to the Dementia Society of America by mail to PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901, or online at

A memorial service for Dolores will be held on Saturday, July 25th at 11am at Kirkwood Road Christian Church (529 N Kirkwood Rd, Kirkwood, MO 63122).

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