Dolores J. Casey, 87, Meriden, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020 at a local care center.
Dolores was born October 26, 1932 in Kanopolis, KS, the daughter of Joseph and Ella (Young) Lambert. She graduated from Rossville High School and attended Emporia State Teachers College.
She was a senior software analyst with Blue Cross & Blue Shield for over 40 years, retiring in 2001. She later was Site Manager for Meals on Wheels in Meriden. She attended Meriden Community Church and was a member of A.B.W.A.
Dee was an avid cook, gardener, and sports fan. She enjoyed going to Royals baseball games and her grandchildren’s sporting events. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother.
She lived life to its fullest. She was a trailblazer and had two careers, working up until the end of her life. She had an extensive network of friends and was well loved by many. She was an active member of her community and volunteered with many organizations throughout her life.
Dee was a blessing to many, always thinking of others, and leaves behind a positive legacy. She will be greatly missed.
Survivors include sons, Bob Casey, Rossville, John (Beverly) Casey, Kansas City, KS; 3 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren, Heather (Brent) Adams and sons Ty and Zac; Kyle (Crystallynn Quigley) Casey and children Kaiden, Karrick, Journey, Khloe, and Kheaven; Megan (Virgil) Barnard and daughter Hadley; and a sister, Vivian Cantwell. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Dorothy Young; brother, Vernon Lambert; and daughter-in-law, Peggy Casey.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at the Meriden Community Church. Burial will follow at the Rossville Cemetery. Dolores will lie in state from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2020 at the Dove Southwest Chapel, 3700 SW Wanamaker Road.
Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels, 2134 SW Westport Drive, Topeka, KS 66614 or the Good Samaritan Fund at Aldersgate Village, 7220 SW Asbury Drive, Topeka, KS 66614.
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