Ferne I. Earnest

Born: November 7, 1924
Family Celebration: To be held at a later date

Dolores Florence (Marski) Jeschke was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 7, 1924 to Dominica and Francis Marski. She was the youngest of 10 children. Francis Marski was hit by a car while exiting a streetcar on his way to his butcher shop when Dolores was 2 years old. Her mother raised all ten children on her own, each one becoming a productive citizen of society.

In 1942, Dolores graduated from Holy Family Academy and her first job was as a telephone operator. In her final employment, for over twenty years, Dolores was the secretary of Saint Pius X Catholic School in Lombard, Illinois. On June 7, 1944, Dolores married her high school sweetheart, Robert Jeschke, while he was home on leave and on his way to fight in the Battle of the Bulge in Normandy, France.

Formerly residents of Villa Park, Illinois, Bob and Dolores moved to Schaumburg, Illinois in 1987. Bob Jeschke passed away in September of 2007 and Dolores moved to Friendship Village in Schaumburg, Illinois. She was a long standing parishioner of Saint Matthew Catholic Church in Schaumburg, Illinois.

Bob and Dolores produced two sons, Ken and Jon. Ken Jeschke is a resident of Fountain Hills, Arizona. Ken and Karen (now deceased) have three children, Scott Jeschke of Basalt, Colorado, Amy (Sean) Dunn of Chandler, Arizona, and Rob (Amy) Jeschke of Indianapolis, Indiana. Jonathan and Connie Jeschke of Bettendorf, Iowa, have three children, Joanna (Justin) Gilmore of Clive, Iowa, Alexander (Jennifer) Jeschke of Naperville, Illinois and Lynn (Joshua) Gerbig of Cedar Falls, Iowa. Dolores Jeschke has seven lovely great grandchildren. Reese and Samantha Jeschke, James and Julia Gilmore, June and Calvin Jeschke and Cecelia Gerbig.

Dolores is preceded in death by husband, Robert and all of her siblings and parents. Interment will be at Saint Adalbert Cemetery, Niles, Illinois. During this unfortunate time of the pandemic, a family celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Amita Health Alexian Brothers Hospice Care, 901 Martha Street, Elk Grove Village, Illinois, 60007

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