Dolores “Dee/Dolly” Goss Chaplin, 76, died peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at her home in Coralville. Funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 17 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Cosgrove with Father Dunn officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be directed to Iowa City Hospice.
Dolores was born on Jan. 13, 1936, in Oxford, the daughter of Paul and Marguerite (Rohret) Scheetz. She spent most of her life in Oxford, where she graduated from Cosgrove High School in 1954.
Dolores married Lloyd Chaplin on Oct. 13, 1978. She worked as a Housing Coordinator for Benton County HACAP for many years until her retirement in 1998. Dolores was a long time member of St. Peter’s Church in Cosgrove.
Dolores had many hobbies, such as fishing, hunting, camping, dancing, painting and singing. She was also an avid card player. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include her four daughters; Linda Goss (Tom Jogodka) of Minneapolis Minn., Cindy (Mike) Evans of North Liberty, Jean Conner (John) of Iowa City, Jackie (Sam) Mize of Naperville, Ill.; two sons, Tom (Carole) Goss of West Branch, Bill (Barb) Goss of Oxford, a sister Virginia (Norbert) Bertling, of Coralville, two brothers; Paul (Lynnette) Scheetz of Cedar Rapids, Joe (Deb) Scheetz of Oxford, and 13 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Dolores was preceded in death by her parents, husband and infant son James.
On line condolences may be directed to www.lensingfuneral.com.