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Dolores J. Vance

March 30, 1932 ~ July 11, 2020 (age 88)


Dolores J. Vance, 88, of Germantown Hills, IL passed away at 10:10 pm on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at her residence. She was born on March 30, 1932 in Hopewell, IL to Virgil C. and Mildred L. (Thiel) Cross.

Surviving are her children, Deb (Jeff) Hecht of Germantown Hills, Jamie (Debbie) Vance and Pam (Chuck) Ellena both of Granville, IL, and Victoria (John) Logan of Morton, IL; nine grandchildren; and seventeen great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Virgil “Sonny” Cross, Jr.

Dolores was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. She was an assembler at Bassicks in Spring Valley, IL. She enjoyed sewing and gardening and watching and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Friends Cemetery in McNabb, IL with Pastor Karen Karczewski officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the ARK Humane Society, 477 State Route 26, Lacon, IL 61540. Online condolences at


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Graveside Service
July 18, 2020

10:00 AM
Friends Cemetery
Corner of 350 Avenue and Swaney Road
McNabb, IL 61335

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