Dolores Altmann, 78, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.
She was born Nov. 5, 1935, in Chicago, Ill.
Dolores and her beloved husband Raymond moved to Englewood in 1993 from Lake Lemon, Ind. She was a homemaker. Dolores was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church of Englewood. She loved sewing and gardening. Her gift of love was making Raggedy Ann dolls. She would give them to those who were having a difficult time getting through their problems, her Ray of Hope for them. Dolores was a very proud grandmother, and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
She is greatly missed by her family and friends.
Dolores is survived by her husband of 59 years, Raymond; daughter, Heather (Kevin) Skau of North Port, Fla.; sons, Martin Altmann of Nokomis, Fla., Scott (Maureen) Altmann of North Port, and Kurt Altmann of Thornton, Ill.; sister, Shirley (William) Evermon of South Carolina; and nine grandchildren, Raymond, Steven, Hannah, Lauren, Martin, Johann, Martin Parker, Aidan and Nathan.
Services are private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Redeemer Lutheran Church, 6970 Mineola Road, Englewood, FL 34224.
Arrangements were made in Port Charlotte, Fla.