Mass of Christian Burial for Dolores Ann Beers, 81, Lawrence will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Holy Family Catholic Cemetery in Eudora. She died August 1, 2014 at Pioneer Ridge.
She was born on September 4, 1932 the daughter of Henry J. and Alice E. (Scherer) Blechel.
Dolores was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She managed many different stores in Lawrence including Little Women Little Men, Round Town Mall, and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. She was also the personal assistant to the manager of the River Front Mall. Dolores was an avid cake decorator. She was a loyal fan to the Chiefs, Royals, Jayhawks and Wildcats. Dolores was a member of the St. John Altar Society where she volunteered her time and services to the St. John School and Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Denise Curnes and husband, Bill, Lawrence; two sons, Gary Beers, Eudora, Michael Beers, Kansas City, MO; four grandchildren, Alex Curnes and wife, Catelin, Lawrence, Katelyn Curnes, Lawrence, Mattie Beers, Ellie Beers, both of Eudora; two great granddaughters, Aubriella Curnes and Savannah Curnes, both of Lawrence. She was preceded in death by her sister, Maurine Katzfey.
A parish rosary will be said at 6:30 p.m. Monday, August 4, 2014 with visitation to follow until 8:00 p.m. at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.