Dolores Makosky Kirkpatrick, 79, Escanaba, passes away on Tuesday evening, July 12, 2016 at UP Health Systems–Marquette.
She was born on March 2, 1937 in Escanaba, daughter of Theodore and Dorothy (Waterstradt) Makosky. Dolores was a 1955 Escanaba High School graduate and also attended classes at Bay de Noc Community College.
On January 28, 1961, Dolores married Wayne Kirkpatrick at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death on September 13, 1968.
Dolores was a lifelong member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church and was involved with Pioneers, flower care, dartball league and volunteering in the office. She was a part-time grill cook at McDonalds for many years and also worked as a crossing guard on Lincoln Road for 20 years until her retirement in 1997.
Survivors include her four children, Robert Kirkpatrick of Paola, KS, David Kirkpatrick of Shawnee, KS, Warren Kirkpatrick of Escanaba and Wanda (James) Hart of Iron Mountain; two grandsons Taylor Kirkpatrick of Escanaba and Brennen Hart; a granddaughter Emily Hart; and two sisters, Donna Volpe, SC, and Evelyn Nuoffer, WI.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Dawn Lancour and three brothers, Warren, James and Daniel.
Visitation will be on Monday, July 18th from 9-11 a.m. at the Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Escanaba. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Paustian officiating. A meal will follow in the church hall.
Burial will be in Gardens of Rest Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to the Salem Church Building Fund or a cancer, diabetes, heart or cystic fibrosis organization of one’s choice.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the family.