ST. PAUL — Dolores M. “Dee” McCauley, 94, of St. Paul died at 9 p.m. Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul.
She was born on Aug. 12, 1916, at St. Paul to Charlie and Mary (Linden) Nunnink. She grew up at St. Paul and attended St. Paul schools, graduating from St. Francis High School in 1935.
She moved to Elyria, Ohio, and later to Decatur, Ind., where she lived until she returned to St. Paul in 1952.
She married H.R. “Bud” McCauley on March 27, 1937, at New York. He preceded her in death on Jan. 13, 1999.
She was a homemaker and worked at Singer Sewing Centers, Avon Cosmetics, Parsons Stockyards as a cook and at Carson-Wall Funeral Homes in her retirement as an evening attendant.
She enjoyed going to dances and dancing. She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church at St. Paul and the Daughters of Isabella.
Survived include two sons, Charles McCauley and his wife, Fran, of Overland Park and Gregory McCauley and his wife, Phyllis, of Arizona; two daughters, Elizabeth “Betty” Scott and her husband, Jim, of Dennis and Mary Pat Mann of Coffeyville; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Josephine Schmitz of North Port, Fla.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Billie Joe McCauley in 1977; a great-grandson, Luke Lundy; three brothers; and two sisters.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis Catholic Church at St. Paul. Burial will be in the St. Francis Cemetery. The parish rosary will be at 7 p.m. today at Carson-Wall Funeral Home in St. Paul with visitation following the rosary. The Daughters of Isabella rosary will be at 3:30 p.m. today.
Memorials are suggested to the Prairie Mission Retirement Village at St. Paul and these may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, 403 Main St., St. Paul, 66771.
Online condolences may be left at www.wallfuneralservices.com.