Dolores Elsie Emily Wade, 82, of Randolph, passed away Friday, May 6, 2016 at Continental Manor in Randolph.
Dolores was born Feb. 8, 1934, in Hustisford, Wis., a daughter of Edmund and Nora (Meyer) Key.
On Dec. 8, 1962, she was united in marriage to Duane Wade at Bethany Lutheran Church in Hustisford. She was employed for many years at the Gamble Store in Randolph, Jung’s Garden Center and worked in the deli at Piggly Wiggly until she retired. Duane and Dolores spent a lot of their earlier time camping with family and friends and in their early retirement years they enjoyed traveling to Branson, Mo. In 1999, Dolores was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She beat the odds and enjoyed watching her grandkids grow up. Dolores loved flowers and bird watching and spent a lot of her free time doing crafts and puzzles.
Dolores is survived by two daughters, Brenda (Jeff) Manke of Randolph and Pamela (Randy) Drzonek of Randolph; six grandchildren, Chad (Dana) Manke of Waupun, Terrah Manke of Calif., Emily Manke of Madison, Adam Drzonek of Randolph, Andrew Manke of Randolph, Aaron Drzonek of Randolph; two great grandchildren, Samuel and Zoe Manke; a sister, Diana Witte and a brother, Edmund (Elaine) Key Jr.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 2003; three brothers, Robert (Dorothy) Key, Otis (Elaine) Key, Donald (Viola) Key; and a brother-in-law, Clifford Witte.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Bethany Presbyterian Church, 275 N. High St., Randolph, with the Rev. Linda Heisler officiating.
Visitation will be held Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 6 p.m. to the hour of the service at church.
A memorial fund has been directed to the Bethany Presbyterian Church and American Cancer Society.
Randolph Community Funeral Home is assisting the family. www.randolphfh.com