Delores R. Mullinnix, 63, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Thursday, May 12, 2011. Funeral Mass was celebrated May 17 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, with the Very Rev. Rudolph Juarez officiating. Burial at Stumptown Cemetery in River Junction followed a luncheon at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Patrick Catholic Church or Iowa City Hospice.
Delores was born Aug. 18, 1947, in Decorah, the daughter of Leo and Dorothy (Huber) Schmitz. She graduated from North Fayette High School in 1965 and later went on to graduate in 1968 from the Mercy School of Nursing in Iowa City. Shortly following her graduation, Delores married Leroy Mullinnix in West Union. In 2009, Delores retired from University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics after working for the hospital for over 40 years.
Local survivors include a sister Cindy (Forrest) Leveille of North Liberty.