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“I'm so sorry for your loss. Dolores and I became acquainted through our shared interest in genealogy and traded family stories. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Carolyn Aiken - Morrison, IL

“Thinking of you. Our love and prayers. So enjoyed Delores. Worked wit6h her at GE. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Dean and Norma Meier - Hooppole, IL

“I am so sorry for the passing of your wife (Ken) and your mom (Kathy, Marlene, Learl and Neil). With our moms being such close friends, I am sure...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Kurt glazier - Sterling, IL

“She was the best mother and friend anyone could ever have. We will be seperated just a little while, then will all be together when the Lord calls us...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Janine & Learl McDonald - Mendota, IL


Surrounded by her loving family, Dolores J. McDonald, 84, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Lyndon IL, went to be with her Lord on Friday, November 28, 2014 at Garnett Place Retirement Community in Cedar Rapids.

Born December 1, 1930 in Clinton, Iowa she was the daughter of Ernest E. and Anna J. (Aiken) Hayen. She was united in marriage to Kenneth L. McDonald on July 29, 1956 in Lyndon. Dolores spent her entire life in the Lyndon Il area.

Dolores dedicated her life to taking care of her family and friends. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Lyndon and was active in every aspect of the church. Her greatest joy was being surrounded by her family. Her husband, children and grandchildren were her entire world. And she meant the world to them.

Those left to honor her memory are her husband of 58 years, Kenneth; two daughters, Kathleen (Rick) Michaels of Princeton and Marlene (Gordon) Booth of Marian, IA; two sons, Learl (Janine) McDonald of Mendota and Neil (Pam) McDonald of Georgetown, IN; a brother Arlyn (Sally) Hayen of Morrison; 9 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Charles.

Visitation will be from 9:00 to 11:00 am on Wednesday, Dec. 3rd at McDonald Funeral Home in Prophetstown. The funeral service will immediately follow with Pastor Andy Ploenzke, officiating. Burial will be at Lyndon Cemetery.