Dolores Mermis, 80, Russell, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at Apostolic Christian Home, Sabetha.

She was born April 27, 1936, in Victoria to Clemens and Catherine (Stang) Hammerschmidt. She was a 1954 graduate of Victoria High School.

She married Elmer Mermis on Sept. 4, 1954, in Victoria. He preceded her in death Sept. 29, 2016. She was a custodian at Russell High School.

Survivors include a son, Glenn Mermis, Phoenix; three daughters, Karen Ulrich, Sabetha, Donna Vlcek and Mary Nuss, both of Russell; a sister, Evelyn Henry; 15 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Mermis; two grandsons; and a great- grandson.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church, Russell; burial in St. Ann Catholic Cemetery, Walker.

Visitation will be until 5 p.m. Tuesday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

A vigil /rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Apostolic Christian Home, Sabetha or Retired Religious of the Salina Diocese in care of St. Mary’s Queen of Angels Catholic Church and sent in care of the mortuary.