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Dolores Geraldine Kingery

August 21, 1929 September 25, 2018
Dolores Geraldine Kingery
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Dolores Geraldine (Lane) Kingery, age 89, passed away on Tuesday, September, 25, 2018, at the Ecumen Meadows in Worthington, MN. Dolores was born on August 21, 1929, in Winnebago, MN, the daughter of Hayden and Audrey (Howard) Lane. She lived in Huntley, MN about six years before moving to Granada, MN, where she attended elementary and high school. Dolores graduated in 1947. She then attended the Psychiatric Technician Program at Glenwood Hills Nursing School in Golden Valley, where she also continued to work. Later she moved to Duluth, MN to work, followed by a year of work in Maryland. Dolores returned to Minnesota to be united in marriage to Lyle Kingery on September 18, 1953. She and Lyle lived on his family farm near Reading, MN, where they raised their three children until moving to Ecumen Meadows in the fall of 2015.
Dolores was an active member of Bethel Evangelical Church in Reading, the Presbyterian Women of Reading, and fellowship club. She served as an Elder and Deacon, taught Sunday school, was Sunday school superintendent, and taught bible school. Dolores and Lyle enjoyed bowling in their younger years, was a member of the 6/47 Club, and Project Club. They enjoyed taking their family on many family vacations. She used her spare time to crochet afghans and kept herself busy with word search puzzles. Dolores cherished time with her children and grandchildren.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 65 years, Lyle Kingery; daughter, Cynthia Kingery of Worthington; two sons, Gary (Linda) Kingery of Reading and Bruce (Gail) Kingery of Reading; six grandchildren, Sabrina (Brad) Sowles, Stacey (Justin) Rice, Heath (Alivia Rowley) Kingery, Ashly Kingery, Dana Kingery, and Shelby Kingery; six great grandchildren, and one sister, Julie (Art) Elliot. She was preceded in death by her parents, a step sister, Christina Schocker, and a step brother, Jim Thompson.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 28, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., at the Bethel Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Reading, MN. Burial will be held in the Summit Lake Township Cemetery near Reading. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN and also one hour prior to the service at the church.
Benson Funeral Home of Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

27

Sep

6:00 PM 9/27/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/27/2018 8:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Visitation

Friday

28

Sep

9:30 AM 9/28/2018 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 9/28/2018 10:30:00 AM
Bethel Evangelical Presbyterian Church - Reading, MN

19816 Moser Ave
Reading, MN 56165

Bethel Evangelical Presbyterian Church - Reading, MN
19816 Moser Ave Reading 56165 MN
United States

Service

Friday

28

Sep

10:30 AM 9/28/2018 10:30:00 AM
Bethel Evangelical Presbyterian Church - Reading, MN

19816 Moser Ave
Reading, MN 56165

Bethel Evangelical Presbyterian Church - Reading, MN
19816 Moser Ave Reading 56165 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Summit Lake Cemetery Final Resting Place

200Th St
Reading , MN 56165

200Th St Reading 56165 MN
United States
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