Delores Joayne Gottschalk
Delores Joayne Gottschalk, 87, of Springfield, died at 4:15 am, Monday, September 8, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born March 30, 1927 in Galesburg, to Hazel Andell. She married Edgar B. Gottschalk on September 22, 1946 in Winchester, IL.
Delores graduated from Winchester High School in 1945. She studied music at MacMurray College and has been a resident of Springfield, most of her life. She was a member of First United Methodist Church. She enjoyed golfing, boating, traveling, visiting historical sites in the south west and spending winters in Arizona. She was an avid fan for the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Bears. She enjoyed her hobbies of sewing, knitting, crocheting, painting, golf, working puzzles, fishing and playing the organ.
Delores is survived by her husband Edgar and on September 22, 2013 she and Edgar celebrated their sixty-seventh wedding anniversary.
Visitation: 10-11 am, Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Michael Whitaker officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.