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Dolores Claney


Dolores E. Claney, 87, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018, at the Clarence Nursing Home. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday July 31, at St. John's Cemetery in Clarence with the Rev. Matt Schneider-Adams officiating.
Dolores was born Jan. 15, 1931, in Wheatland, Iowa, to Arthur and Florence Bicknese Burrichter. She was married to Don Claney on Oct. 16, 1949, in Wheatland. He passed away April 3, 2016.
Survivors include her daughter, Patricia (Douglas) Horton of Cedar Rapids; grandchildren, Chad Claney and Lindsay Meade; three great grandchildren; her sister, Shirley (Roy) Husen of Dixon; and a brother, Gerald Burrichter of Spring Blanch, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Michael; and her husband, Don.
Dolores liked to do crossword puzzles, crochet and watch golf on TV. She enjoyed looking into her families' history and was known to be an excellent cook. Her family was her life and she never missed her kids' activities in their earlier years.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be mailed to 3527 Heatheridge Dr. NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402.
Chapman Funeral Home, Clarence, is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.chapmanfh.com.