Dolores Lucille Simpson 92 passed away November 21, 2019, at Presbyterian Homes in Roseville, Minn.
Dolores was born in Chatfield, Minn.., on January 23, 1927, to George Grieve and Gladys Ferguson Grieve. Dolores was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chatfield.
Dolores grew up on the family farm and attended country school at rural Chatfield, graduating from Chatfield High School in 1944.
Dolores and her sister Mildred moved to Los Angeles, Calif., in 1946. On January 1, 1948, Dolores married Eldon Simpson. They made their home in Gardena, Calif., where they raised their three sons. Eldon passed away in 1960, as a result of an accident at work.
Dolores was employed for several years at Gardena Memorial Hospital in Gardena, Calif.
Dolores enjoyed bowling, cake decorating and attending and watching sporting events. She was an avid fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the L.A. Lakers and the L.A. Rams.
In August of 2008 Dolores moved back to Minnesota and resided at Presbyterian Homes of Roseville until the time of her death.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, brother Lyle and sister Mildred.
She is survived by her three sons: Dale of Minneapolis, Dennis (Martha) of Gardena, Calif., and Donald of Sun City, Calif., and three grandchildren: Ryan, Shannon and Sean; cousins, nieces and nephews. She is also survived by two brothers, George of Indio, Calif., and Lyman of Chatfield.
The funeral service will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chatfield at 10 a.m. on December 16, 2019, with Pastor Peter J. Haugen officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery following the funeral service. Visitation is from 9-10 a.m. at the church prior to the funeral service.
Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield is in charge of funeral arrangements.
The family prefers memorials to Presbyterian Homes or St. Paul Lutheran Church.