Dolores Marie Dunning


Dolores Marie Dunning, 70, died Friday, April 27, 2012, in Arlington, Texas, after courageously battling cancer for 26 years.

She was born June 26, 1941, to Jean J. and Elizabeth (Baxa) Oborny. She graduated from Fort Hays State University.

She married Leon Richard Dunning on July 4, 1963, in Timken.

She was a second-grade teacher at Jefferson East in Hays, and Carroll Peak and Edward Briscoe schools in Fort Worth, Texas. She retired in 2000 after 36 years of teaching.

She was a member of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, St. Maria Goretti Women's Guild and the Fort Worth Womens Club.

Survivors include her husband, Leon; children, Catherine Young and husband, Thomas, Michael and wife, Kelly, David and wife, Renee, Gregg and wife, Kellyann, and Jeffrey; grandchildren, Sarah, Jonathan, Paul, Daniel, Deborah, Joshua, Audrey, Maria, Bridget, Clare, Michael, Adelaide, Joseph, Helen, Lucia, Greyson and Emerson; brothers, Edmund Oborny and wife, Carol, Bison, Gene Oborny and wife, Dee, Centennial, Colo., Kenneth Oborny and wife, Patty, Timken, Marion Oborny and wife, Madonna, Hoisington; and sister, Millie McCloy and husband, Martin, Loveland, Colo.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, Arlington.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Wade Family Funeral Home in Arlington, with a rosary at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

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