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Delores A. Laufenberg

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Born: November 07, 1932

Died: June 04, 2012

Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 8, 2012 at 11:00 am at Sacred Heart Parish, Horicon, WI with Rev. Father Mike Petrie presiding. Burial will take place at St. Mary Cemetery in Woodland.

Visitation: A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2012 from 5:00 pm. until the 7:00 pm at Sacred Heart Parish in Horicon, WI. with a Vigil service that will take place at 7:00 pm with Rev. Fr. Steve Kortendick presiding also a visitation will take place on Friday, June 8, from 9:00 am until the time of the Mass at 11 am.

Delores Ann ‘Boots’ Laufenberg (nee Gourlie), age 79, of Juneau, formally of Iron Ridge, WI passed away on Monday, June 4, 2012 at St. Mary Hospital in Madison.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 8, 2012 at 11:00 am at Sacred Heart Parish, Horicon, WI with Rev. Father Mike Petrie presiding. A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2012 from 5:00 pm. until the 7:00 pm at Sacred Heart Parish in Horicon, WI. with a Vigil service that will take place at 7:00 pm with Rev. Fr. Steve Kortendick presiding also a visitation will take place on Friday, June 8, from 9:00 am until the time of the Mass at 11 am.

Delores was born the daughter of Ray and Bertha (Heimerl) Gourlie on November 7, 1932 in Rubicon, WI. She was married to Maynard Laufenberg on July 30, 1955 at St. Killian’s in Hartford, WI. Delores spent her time taking care of the one’s she loved, her family.

Delores was a member of Sacred Heart Parish in Horicon and was a former member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Woodland. She was also a member of the Sacred Heart Christian Mothers Society. In her spare time, Delores was passionate about square dancing. She was a Club Caller for the Country Swingers, Swinging Beavers, and the Markesan Wheels. Delores also shared her love for square dancing by teaching others.

She is survived by her husband: Maynard of Juneau. Her children; Debra Baier of Beaver Dam, Randy (Linda) Laufenberg of Horicon, and Kevin Laufenberg of Monroe. Her brothers; Don (Dorie) Gourlie of Mayville, Duane (Denise) Gourlie of Mayville, Dennis (Pam) Gourlie of Mayville, and Dale (Karen) Gourlie of Mayville. Her brothers in law; Eugene (Frances) Laufenberg of Iron Ridge, Leonard (Charlotte) Laufenberg, and Dennis (Gail) Laufenberg. Her sister in law; Monica (David) Sennhenn of Cuba City. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by: her parents and her grandson, Cody.

Memorials: Memorials may be directed to Sacred Heart Parish or St. Mary Hospital in Madison.

Location: Koepsell Funeral Home, Mayville (Map)

Church: Sacred Heart Parish (Map)

Posted at: 6/14/2012 6:24:48 PM By: Steve&Marilyn wettstein

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Sorry about Delores. We always enjoyed seeing her and dancing with both Delores&Maynard. You have our sympathy.

Posted at: 6/12/2012 2:02:52 PM By: Ruth (Bowersock)Eimer

Email Address: rdeimer1@wi.rr.com

My condolences to the family. Dolores will truly be missed. I spent many happy times dancing with her. I was also lucky enough to spend Thanksgiving with the family a couple of times and have many happy memories. Peace and Love to all of you at this time.

Posted at: 6/8/2012 7:39:02 AM By: Ruth (Bowersock) Eimer

Email Address: rdeimer1@wi.rr.com

Posted at: 6/7/2012 9:24:42 AM By: rgsharkey [the big shark]

Email Address: rgsharkey@powerweb.net

my sincerest condolences to the entire family. The only family members I am familiar with are Maynard, Randy & Linda. altho I have never met DElores, I met Maynard at Mother's Day Restaurant. He shared that his wife was in a hosptial w/o many details. This invitation is for Maynard----don't be a stranger, join us at the counter when you are ready. Linda--haven't seen you at the grocery store lately. When I learned that Maynard was/is an agribusiness person, we talked about crops and JD equipment. Hope to see you soon. r g sharkey

Posted at: 6/6/2012 10:08:34 PM By: M. McIntyre

Email Address: niftyneedle2@frontier,com

On behalf of all the square dancers in the Rock River Dancer Association, we extend our deepest sympathy to all the family. She will be missed!

Posted at: 6/6/2012 5:05:47 PM By: skip dobbert

Email Address: skipadub@msn.com

Leone and I would like to send our condolence to all in the femily. She will be in our prayers. God bless.

Posted at: 6/5/2012 11:25:06 PM By: Hollis Adamson

Email Address: hadam14854@aol.com

Condolences to the family. She will be missed by many.She was one of the first callers to my introduction to square dancing and hence to clogging for my daughters(Lisa,Melissa,Amanda) and my self.I have such great memories of Delores and dancing. She did
create alot of dancers.She will be remembered by many.

Posted at: 6/5/2012 8:00:49 PM By: Patti (Kasper) Soter

Email Address: kasot4@centurytel.net

The communities of square and round dancing have lost one of the best there is. Delores will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by those who knew her. She had grace and an undeniable elegance about her. She enriched so many lives throughout her calling and dancing years. Thoughts and prayers to Maynard and family.
James Kasper, Denise and Richard Dornbrook and Patti Soter

Posted at: 6/5/2012 3:19:27 PM By: Betty Noonan and family

Email Address: pendleton@integrity.com

Our condolences to the family. We enjoyed dancing to her calling as well as her friendship through the years. We will miss her dearly at the callers' luncheons. She will always hold a special place in our hearts and prayers. We will also pray for the family.

With much love from Betty Noonan and family, (and Adam & Barbie Pendleton & family in Texas).

Posted at: 6/5/2012 1:37:18 PM By: Dave & Kathy Michlig

Email Address: kathymichlig@att.net

Our sympathy to Maynard & family. We enjoyed dancing to Dolores' calling over the years! Dave & Kathy Michlig, EMBA Square Dance Club.

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