A. Magnin, 75, Oconto Falls died Wednesday morning, February 6, 2013 at
home, surrounded by her loving husband and family. She was born July
20, 1937 in Waukesha to Archie and Rose (Franovich) Delano. She lived
with her family in Milwaukee, Abrams and Michigan before moving to
Oconto Falls when she was 16 years old and attended high school.
On November 13, 1954 she married Jim Magnin in Oconto Falls. Dolores
lived all of her married life in Oconto Falls where she was employed as
a physical therapy aide at Community Memorial Hospital for a total of
33 years. She was an active member in the Oconto Falls United Methodist
Church where she volunteered on numerous committees. Dolores also
helped organize the Oconto Falls Youth Wrestling and Panther Backer
Clubs, volunteered for the local snowmobile races and CMH Auxiliary and
perhaps most warmly known as "Mrs. (Santa) Claus" to area youth. She
will be fondly remembered for her loving and caring ways as well as her
great sense of humor.
Survivors are her husband of 58 years, Jim Magnin, Oconto Falls; their
eight children, Robert "Otis" (Theresa) Magnin, Oconto Falls; Cheryl
"Maggie" Primeau, West Allis; Ronald (Cindy) Magnin, Lena; Terry (Lisa)
Magnin, David "Bear" (Lori) Magnin, all of Oconto Falls; Laurie
"Peanut" (Tom) Graef, Lena; twins Jerry (Shelly) Magnin, DePere; Jimmy
(Lisa) Magnin, Luxemburg; 16 grandchildren, five great grandchildren;
one brother, Steve (Lin) Delano, Mesquite, NV; two sisters, Lois Dugre,
Pound; Marilyn Nunnally, Parker, CO; two brothers-in-law, Jack
(Marilyn) Magnin, Stiles; Mike (special friend, Barb) Magnin, Oconto
Falls; two sisters-in-law, Carol (John) Kersten, DePere; Pat Magnin,
Oconto Falls; many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, one grandson,
Steven Thomas Graef and three brothers-in-law, Duane Dugre, Albert
Nunnally and Tom Magnin.
Visitation will be held after 2pm Friday, February 8, 2013 at the
United Methodist Church, 165 N. Farm Rd. Oconto Falls. Visitation will
continue after 9am Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the Oconto Falls
United Methodist Church until the time of service. Funeral services
will be held 10:30am Saturday at the church with Pastor Jerry Cho
officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Oconto Falls.
The Magnin Family would like to extend a sincere thank you to all those
who helped Dolores and her family during their journey.