Delores Marie Steinbrech, 53, of Solon, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in her home after losing her courageous battle to cancer. Funeral Mass was held Feb. 3 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon, with burial in Oakland Cemetery.
Delores was born Feb. 8, 1960, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City, the daughter of Robert and Irene (Lumpa) Steinbrech. She grew up on the family farm near Solon.
Delores graduated from Solon High School in 1978. She went to Kirkwood Community College until 1980. Later she graduated from La’James College with a cosmetology degree. She was then employed as a stylist for many years in the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids area.
Delores enjoyed playing solitaire, watching fireworks, baking and spending time and watching movies with her daughter and friends.
Delores is survived by her daughter, Danielle Steinbrech; parents, Robert and Irene Steinbrech; and brother Dennis Steinbrech, all of Solon; sister, Darlene DeLong of Des Moines; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Frank and Pearl Steinbrech and John and Hilda Lumpa; aunt LaVerna Stutzman; uncle Bill Lumpa; and cousin Daniel Steinbrech.
A memorial fund has been established in her name, at 4017 Arrowhead Lane NE, Solon, Iowa 52333.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com.