Condolences:  May God be close to you in this time of sorrow. Jesus loves you!
Harry has reached his final goal. May we look forward to meeting him there. I
enjoyed your visits when he was my neighbor here.

From:  Mary Troyer

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Condolences:  I was lucky enough to be one of the students on his bus. He was
the best bus driver ever, the words of advice he gave were priceless. He made a
big impact on my life.  God bless his family.

From:  Terri (Howard) Berden
                                       December 19, 1933 ~ May 9. 2015

Dolores Elaine Hooley, 81, of LaGrange, formerly of Shipshewana died at 7:15
am on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Millers Merry Manor, LaGrange from
complications of Alzheimers. She was born on December 19, 1933 in Sturgis,
MI, to Silas "Emir" and June (Allison) Nelson.  On July 25, 1953 in
Shipshewana she married Francis "Frank" L. Hooley, he survives. Survivors in
addition to her husband are two sons, Brent (Deanna) Hooley and Brian
Hooley both of Shipshewana; three grandsons, Brandon (Kristie) Hooley,
Ryan (Alyssa) Hooley, Nathaniel (Ashly) Hooley; a step-granddaughter,
Shannon (Todd) Kersey; three great granddaughters; a great grandson; a
step-great granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents and an
infant brother, Silas E. Nelson, Jr. She was a homemaker and charter member
of the Shipshewana Church of the Nazarene where she had taught Sunday
School and was the church pianist. She was secretary in the Westview School
Corporation for 38 years, working most of her time at Shipshewana-Scott
Elementary and then retired in 2000 from Westview Elementary. Visitation will
be from 4:00 - 8:00 pm on Thursday May 14, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home,
1003 South Main Street Middlebury. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on
Friday May 15, 2015 at Shipshewana Church of the Nazarene. Services will be
conducted by Pastor Clyde Gunn. Burial will be in Shore Cemetery,
Shipshewana. Memorials may be given to Shipshewana Historical Society.  

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You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.  Dolores was such a sweet
lady and always had a smile and kind words for everyone. God bless you Frank,
Brent and Brian.
From: Lynn and Judy Yoder
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You are in our thoughts and prayers.  She has won her reward in heaven, though
your tears may be falling, her smile is uplifted to what she has been waiting for in her
new life.
From: Craig and Tery
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Frank, Brent, Brian and Family: Our Deepest Sympathy to you all on the loss of
Delores. Wonderful memories we had when we lived in Shipshewana. Love and
From: Jeff and Pam(Gunn)Cloud
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Our deepest sympathy to Mr. Hooley, Brent and Brian on the loss of a wife, friend
and mother. Remember the good and fun times. Also she is playing in the Lords
From:  Alan & Carol Schlabach
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Delores was an anchor, very kind secretary in our Westview Corp., helpful when we
had questions, or needed help, was so easy to talk with, was a kind lady. She, Nancy
Sutton, Nancy Marks were gals I had most contact with, all very valuable secretaries
for our corp..   Sending our condolences to the family.
From: Barb and Dick Lewton
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I'm so very sorry we will be out of town and unable to be at the viewing/service.  
Doty was a very special lady!  We loved her dearly and have wonderful memories.  
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
From: Kent and Becky Bontreger
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It was our privilege to be pastor to Dolores and her family for 4 years.  What a lovely
lady and servant of the Lord.  Our prayers and condolences to Frank, Brent, and
Brian.  God bless you.
From: Harold and Billie Sue Bowlby
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My heart goes out to you for your loss, Brian.  I never knew your mom but she
must have been a wonderful person to have such a great son.  I hope you can
hold on to good memories of her to help you now.  Love to you, Gloria and
From: Gloria & Dave Hastings
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I have so many fond memories of Dolores here at Westview Elementary.  Her
laughter was contagious as well as her zest for life.  My thoughts and prayers
are with you.
From: Kurt Stump
Dolores Elaine Hooley