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Bernice Marian Dolan, 93 of Rock Falls, died Friday, July 10, 2015 in Rock Falls, IL.

Mrs. Dolan was born November 3, 1921 in Dyersville, IA to Michael and Hildegard (Goerdt) Steffen. She married E. Patrick Dolan on November 11, 1942. He preceded her in death on September 2, 2006.

She worked as a "secretary on wheels" to Bill Schorenberg at Amerock Corporation in Rockford for 30 years.

She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Rockford and St. Andrew Catholic Church in Rock Falls.

Survivors include one son Thomas (Favion) Dolan of Princeton, IL; one daughter Patricia (Richard) Pozzi of Temecula, California; daughter-in-law Sandra Dolan of Rock Falls; four grandchildren John Pozzi of California, Jeff (Jessica) Pozzi of California, Kathleen of Ohio, and Tim (Lisa) Dolan of Illinois; seven grandchildren; one brother James Steffen of Dubuque, IA, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years E. Patrick "Pat" Dolan, one son Michael Dolan, and two sisters Eunice Zalanik, and Melaine Loesche and one brother Howard.

A private family burial took place at Calvary Cemetery in Sterling.