Darlene "Dolly" Stewart

August 31, 1939 - July 2, 2015
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Darlene “Dolly” Stewart, 75, of Genoa, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015 in her home surrounded by her loving family. Dolly was born August 31, 1939 in Belvidere, IL to John and Florence (Dittbenner) Wirth Sr. She married Thomas W. Stewart November 25, 1964 in Genoa, IL. Dolly enjoyed ceramics, crocheting, collecting Betty Boop figurines, and bowling. She enjoyed cheering on her beloved Chicago Cubs and Bears. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family. Dolly especially enjoyed spending time with Thomas. Together they had 50 years of fun, one of which included a cruise to Cancun Mexico.

Dolly will be missed by her loving husband, Thomas; Children, Colleen Thiltgen, Sherri Fowler, and John (Christina) Stewart; brothers Duane (Dianne) Wirth, Larry (Peggy) Wirth Sr., Gary (Pat) Wirth, and Jimmy Wirth; sisters Linda (Jerry Huff) Ward and Debbie (Carol Buffington) Langan; sister-in-law Dorothy Wirth; Grandchildren, Candice (Mike), Doug (Sarah), Megan, Josh, Brandon, Nicole, Jessica, and Madison; 5 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Dolly is preceded in death by her parents, brothers John and Ronnie Wirth, and a sister, Audrey Hanson.

A special thank you to OSF Hospice, Dr. Kathleen Meade, and Karen “Squirt” Mitchell for their gentle loving care to Dolly and her family.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL, with Rev. Ross Miley Jr. officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-7:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at the funeral home and also a visitation from 10:00 a.m. to the time of service on Wednesday. Burial will take place at Highland Garden of Memories. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation will be held from 5-7:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at the funeral home


Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation from 10:00 a.m. to the time of service on Wednesday.


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Time: 11:00 am -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL, with Rev. Ross Miley Jr. officiating.


Memorial Information

Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.


 

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Born: August 31, 1939
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Charmaine Bartlett posted on 7/4/15

I pray that each of you find peace in this painful time. I remember Dolly as very sweet and kind, may you each find memories that you can enjoy, and family time to share them!!!

 

Ed & Joanne Randall posted on 7/5/15

Enjoyed working with "Dolly" in Genoa and became good friends. God Bless the Family!!

 

Kathy Mechler posted on 7/4/15

Dear Wirth/Stewart Families - My heart goes out to you all in this time of sorrow. I am so glad I went to see Dolly on Tuesday and she knew who I was. That meant more to me than you will ever know. Keep your memories close until you all meet again. With Deepest Sympathy & Love - Kathy Mechler & Family

 

Jeff & Trudy Flippo posted on 7/4/15

Stewart & Wirth Families So sorry for your loss of Dolly.She was always so cheerful She will be missed. Jeff & Trudy (Ohlsen) Flippo

 

Bert Thornton posted on 7/4/15

Dolly has been a friend for many years...............always smiling and so much fun to talk too. She will be missed by many. Deepest sympathy to all the families. May peace and comfort come to you thru the Holy Spirit. We will meet again Dolly, in that mansion far away.

 

Glenna posted on 7/4/15

My deepest sympathy to Tom & family. Dolly was truly the nicest & most cheerful person I have ever known. I am so glad she was my friend, I will miss her .

 

Colleen and Cal posted on 7/4/15

We will love you forever mom

 

BJ and Joy Stewart posted on 7/4/15

Will miss your contagious smile Dolly.

 

BJ and Joy Stewart posted on 7/4/15

Will miss your ever contagious smile Dolly.

 

Ricky and Lynn Hanson posted on 7/4/15

So sorry for your loss. We send our thoughts and prayers to all the family. Love and hugs. She will definitely be missed.

 

Roy & Carol Brening posted on 7/4/15

Dolly always had a smile for everyone. I remember going to McDonald's, driving up to the pick up window and seeing her standing there. Best thing McDonalds had going for them. You will be missed.

 

terri ragano posted on 7/4/15

our prayers to the wirth - stewart families at this time. so sorry for your loss. she will be missed. matt & terri

 

April posted on 7/4/15

So sorry for the loss of such an amazing, lovely, wonderful woman!!!! Dolly will be greatly missed!!

 

Velma and Jerry Knox posted on 7/4/15

Dolly will be missed by all her family and friends. She is dancing in heaven now with no pain. She is in God's hands and with her Mom and Dad and her 3 siblings We will miss you Dolly.Love you

 

Gloria posted on 7/8/15

Colleen and Families....we are so sorry for your loss. Dolly was an inspiration. There's just not enough words to ease your pain. Dolly left with such wonderful memories and her love that each of you hold closer to your hearts. She would want you to be reminded of the wonderful times you've all spent together. There's a "Home Coming Party" going on in the heavens as another Angel is called home. Just know that God will leave the party for just a little while to be with each of you encouraging you and providing all of you that extra strength to meet today and the days ahead. Sincerely ~ Gloria Peck

 

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