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Dolores J. Demoret, 84, Williamsburg, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Ransom Memorial Hospital in Ottawa.

A memorial service is planned for 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at the Dengel & Son Mortuary. Family will meet with friends following the 6 p.m. service. Inurnment is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Princeton Cemetery.

She was born Monday, March 26, 1928, in Jefferson City, Mo., the daughter of Hugh and Blanche (Faulkner) Tarbet.

She has been a near-lifelong resident of Franklin and Osage counties.

Dolores graduated from Princeton High School with the class of 1946.

Dolores was a devoted homemaker.

On Nov. 30, 1946, Dolores was united in marriage with Floyd F. “Bud” Demoret in Ottawa. He preceded her in death Jan. 15, 1999.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd F. “Bud” Demoret; parents, Hugh and Blanche Demoret; two sisters; and one brother.

Survivors include four daughters, Peggy O’Neill, Waverly, Betty Bryan, Davenport, Iowa, Patty Abbott, Ottawa, and Doris Randel, Williamsburg; a son, David Demoret, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; grandchildren, Pamela Stewart, Cheryl Liberty, John O’Neill, Mary Fields, Patrick O’Neill, Stacy Williams, Jennifer Stratman, Ashlie Powell, Joshua Abbott, Winston Cragg, Erin Pitt, Amber Demoret and Tiffany Marshall; 27 great-grandchildren; and many great-great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Prairie Paws Animal Shelter through Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory St., Ottawa KS 66067.  

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