After a happy and wonderful life, Dolores passed away on March 11, 2011 in Red Deer, Alberta.
Dolores was born on the family farm in Spring Lake, Alberta, on September 29, 1934. In 1959, she married the love of her life and best friend for 51 years, Lloyd Greenough and together they enjoyed dancing, travelling, playing cards and spending time with family and friends.
Dolores will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Lloyd; their son, Gary (Donna) of Edmonton and three daughters, Karen Schutz (Lloyd) of Sherwood Park, Janice Greenough of Sylvan Lake and Audrey Munro (Ken) of Stony Plain, AB; eight grandchildren, Aaron and Amanda Greenough, Stacey, Katelynn, Jake and Laura Schutz and Kyle and Kelsey Munro.
She also leaves to mourn one brother, Henry (Elsie) Jacobs and three sisters, Mildred Woodward, Viola Schulte and Sister Florence Jacobs, all of Edmonton. She was predeceased by her parents, Albert and Mary Jacobs; two sisters, Rosella Badry of Heisler, AB and Marie Landry of Dieppe, N.B. and one brother, Leander Jacobs of Daysland, AB.
Dolores loved gardening. She was complimented on her flower gardens by friends, family and many tourists stopping by taking pictures.
Dolores cherished travelling with her husband, Lloyd to many places including a trip to Europe in 2008. Their favourite place to holiday was Waikiki, Hawaii where they made some 25 trips over the years.
Together they started the family company, L.C. Greenough Construction Ltd. in 1975 and prospered in this business until their retirement in 1999.
A special thank you goes out to the Doctors at the Sylvan Lake Medical Clinic and the nurses at the Red Deer Hospital.
A Prayer Service will take place at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Homes, 10011 – 114 St., Edmonton on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 210 Haddow Close, Edmonton.
Donations in memory of Dolores may be made to the Priests Retirement Fund, St. Joseph’s Seminary or to a charity of one’s choice.