|Dolores Ann Gilbert, age 84 of Abingdon, died at 9:01 am Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.
She was born December 6, 1928 in Burlington, Iowa, the daughter of Kenneth and Agnes (Malmberg) Carlson. She was raised by Lee and Sybella Jeannette (Saben) Jones. She married Robert C. Gilbert on March 23, 1946 in Monmouth. He preceded her in death on September 17, 1990.
Dolores is survived by four daughters, Laura (and Steve) Hays of Garland, Texas, Linda (and Dale) Bowe of Chillicothe, Missouri, Anna (and Gene) McKinney of Nicholasville, Kentucky, and Nancy (and Tom) Gardner of Chicago, Illinois; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Derald Carlson of Stratford, Iowa and Wendell Carlson of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
She attended Oquawka schools and she had lived in Oquawka, Terre Haute and Abingdon. She was a homemaker. Her hobbies included playing solitaire, reading, gardening and she loved to spend time with her family at the Mississippi River.
Graveside service will be held at 2:30 pm Sunday, March 17, 2013 at the Abingdon Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Sunday at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel.
Memorials may be made to Jeanine Schultz School, 2101 W. Oakton, Park Ridge, Illinois 60068. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.