Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00am on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Avon for Delores Raden, 88, of Richmond, formerly of Avon, who died Friday, March 16, 2012 at Cherrywood of Richmond. Rev. Blaine Wasnie, OSB will officiate and burial will be at St. Benedicts Parish Cemetery. Friends and relatives may call on Friday, March 23, 2012 from 4:00-8:00pm at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Avon and one hour prior to mass on Saturday at the church. Parish Prayers will be prayed at 4:30pm, followed by Christian Mothers at 6:30, all at the Funeral Home on Friday.
Delores was born on August 18, 1923 in Farming Township to Lawrence and Mary (Sieben) Dobmeier. She married Frank Raden Jr. on November 9, 1948 at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany. Delores was a homemaker and also worked in the food service department at St. John’s University in the 1970’s. She was a member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church and Christian Mothers. Delores enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, embroidering, cooking, canning, and watching the Minnesota Twins and High School basketball. She also loved gardening and tending to her flower garden.
Delores is survived by her children, Dale of Avon, Pat (Matt) Schmitz of Richmond; grandchildren, Michelle (Ryan) Jensen of Olivia, Dan (Trish)Schmitz of St. Martin, Jason (Jennifer) Schmitz of St. Joseph, Justin of Willmar; great-grandchildren, Maddison and McKenna Jensen, Marty and Lexi Schmitz and Jacob Schmitz; siblings, Mary Ann Ritter of Albany and Lorraine Meyer of Sauk Centre.
Delores was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frank; siblings, Walter, Claudie Werner, Lawrence, Virgil, Elmer, Hillary, John, Marcella Achmann, Julie Raden, Olivia Kalasche and Alice Dobmeier.
A special thank you to Cherrywood for the special love and care given to Delores.