In Loving Memory of…..Marilyn Dolezal Marilyn passed away on Sunday, March 20th, 2022, under the care of Hospice and Bethany Nursing Home. Marilyn A. Dolezal was born March 5, 1939, in Aberdeen, South Dakota. She was the daughter of John and Alvina (Odney) Nelson. They lived in Turtle Lake, ND, for a while before moving to Hankinson, ND, where she graduated High School. Marilyn married Don Dolezal in November, 1958. She was the cherished Mother of Don (Astrid) and Debra (Rick) Lohr and loving Grandmother of Alyssa Lohr, and Joseph, Jacob, and Alice Jean Dolezal. Marilyn was preceded in death by Don, her parents, and brothers, Keith and Russell Nelson. Marilyn worked in an Administration capacity in the Banking and Insurance fields. She also volunteered with Hospice in later years. Mom loved spending time with her many friends, where Bingo, Bowling, Card Club, Birthday Club, and Hickson Seniors were part of the agenda. The family would like to offer a very special thank you to Hospice of the Red River Valley for the love and care given to Marilyn and their entire family during her illness.

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  1. We were so sorry to hear about Marilyn’s passing. She was like our second mother to us girls who are friends of Deb and Don. Such a beautiful person who we loved dearly and had the privilege of knowing. She will truly be missed by those who knew her.
    Our sincere sympathy,
    Sharon & Bill Espe

  2. In loving memory of Marilyn Dolezal,

    Someone so special will not be forgotten. I didn’t have a chance to know Marilyn very long, but I am so grateful for all the time I had with her. She will be so dearly missed by so many people. Sending peace and comfort for her family, I know you have lost someone very dear.

  3. I am so sorry for you loss. Your mom was such a beautiful person – a wonderful friend to our mom for so many years. You are in my prayers!

  4. My deepest sympathy to Deb, Don and the entire Dolezal family. Marilyn was so sweet and kind. I cherished our visits and having this second Mom for this short time. She spoke of her family often and looked forward to their daily calls. She always had friends calling her. We had some good laughs and before we knew it three hours would pass. She had the gift to gab! Enjoy a beef and onion pizza (Marilyn’s favorite) in her honor. Cherish your memories and love for Marilyn. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  5. Deb and family, So very sorry for your loss. Your mom was a wonderful lady! It was always nice seeing you both when you would come into Scheels, and then we would visit for a bit. God Bless and take care. Vernice. (Erfle) Helgeson

  6. Our condolences to the family of Marilyn.
    Don & Marilyn were always so kind and visited our (Kordovsky) farm frequently. Great times with them, and with Don & Deb.

    Dennis & Patti Kordovsky.

  7. Marilyn was such a bright light anytime you were around her. I have so many nice memories of Marilyn. Our deepest sympathy is extended to her family. God bless.

  8. My sincere condolences. Didn’t get 2 see Marilyn very often cause of work & distance but very much enjoyed the visit whenever it did happen. She was in my prayers & thoughts often.🙏💕

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