March 4, 1922-Feb. 18, 2012
Dolores Harmon (Nester/Burkes/Ryder) died Saturday, February 18, 2012 in Rochester, Minn.
A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 19 in Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to the mass.
Dolores was born March 4, 1922 in Detroit Lakes. She is survived by her children: Barbara Barbara Gruska, Bonnie Dahlstrom, Daniel (Nancy) Burkes and Michael (Patty) Burkes; 17 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren; one sister, Helen Knopf; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her husbands: James Burkes, Victor Ryder and Ross Harmon; children, Jimmy Burkes, Patricia Valeri and Dorothy Rupp; her parents, Otto and Anna Nester; sons-in-law, Stan Gruska Jr, and Harding Dahlstrom Jr.; sister, Clara Friesen; and brothers, Lawrence Noll and Vincent Nester.