Delores N. Tracy, 85, formerly of the Kiel area, passed away Thursday evening, Nov. 28, 2019 at Manitowoc Health and Rehab where she had been a resident for the past six months, residing at Felician Village prior to that.
She was the former Delores Meyer ,born on Feb. 11, 1934 in Cascade, daughter of the late Arno and Agnes (Gumtow) Meyer. On Sept. 25, 1954 she married Joseph Tracy at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Cascade. He preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 2011.
Delores took great pride in taking care of her family and home. She worked part time at Lakeshore Technical College cleaning throughout the campus. Delores and Joe farmed in the St. Nazianz area from 1960 to 1978. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Manitowoc County Homemakers Club, bowling, and a card club with her friends. Delores enjoyed gardening, canning, watching the Green Bay Packers, and Sunday drives with her family.
Delores is survived by three children—Mary (Randall) Hemb, Sturgeon Bay; Steven (Judith) Tracy, New Holstein; and Thomas (Evelyn) Tracy, Manitowoc; two grandchildren, Tracey Bousquet and Jonathon Hemb; four step-grandchildren, Marilou (Seitu) Smith, Bartolome (Lowrey) Pantoja, Heather Smith, and Christian Smith; two great-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her sisters, Arlene Lind and Donna Mae Cotter; brother-in-law Jerry Reiss; sisters-in-law Betty Meyer and Ella Block; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her siblings, Ione (Norman) Fritz, Dorothy (Elmer) TenPas, Donald Meyer, Edward (Mary Ann) Meyer, Eugene (Donne Mae) Meyer, and Doris Reiss (Gerald Sessler); and her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Junior Lind, Russell Cotter, Vernon (Ceil) Tracy, and Arlyn Block.
Funeral services for Delores will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Meiselwitz-Vollstedt Funeral Home, 815 6th St., Kiel with the Rev. David Laabs officiating. Burial will take place in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in the town of Mitchell.
The family will greet relatives and friends on Saturday at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until time of service at 10:30 a.m.
A memorial will be established in her name.
The family would like to thank Felician Village, Manitowoc Health and Rehab, and Heartland Hospice for the compassion and care shown to our mom.
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