Dolores Jean Mack, age 91, of Gardner, IL passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Amita Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, IL. Dolores was born January 25, 1930 in Joliet to the late Victor and Geraldine (nee McCliesh) Mandella. She received her education from the Liza Kelly Grade School, Washington Junior High School, and Joliet Central High School. She was formerly employed by Sears and Goldblatts in Joliet, and eventually retired from the Professional Medical Supply Co. as a medical sales representative. She was a former member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, having served on the board for 10 years, and she was active in the Mother’s Club. She was a current member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in South Wilmington. Dolores enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and scrapbooking. Her favorite time was spending time at the family cabin in the Northwoods. She was especially proud of her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Dolores lost her first husband, Alban Scheuber, Sr. in 1989 and later met her second husband, Robert Mack, Sr. in 1990. They married February 16, 1991 in Joliet. Dolores was the beloved matriarch of a large, extended family. Surviving are her husband, Robert Mack, Sr. of Gardner; one daughter, Sharon (the late James) Benac of Boise, ID; five sons: Lawrence (Lynda) Scheuber of Joliet; Kenneth (Leslie) Scheuber of Las Vegas, NV; Alban (Denise) Scheuber, Jr. of Gardner; Arthur (Kathleen) Scheuber of Delafield, WI; and Ronald (Chris) Scheuber of Boise, ID. Also surviving are one step-daughter, Kay (Joseph) Elens of Gardner; step-son, Robert Mack, Jr. of Wilmington; 26 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Joann (the late Matthew) Staniszewski of AZ; brother – in – law, Melvin (Diane) Mack of Braceville; sisters-in-law, Charlotte Fatlan of Braceville and Jenny (Al) Zlomie of Wilmington; and numerous nieces, nephews, and their families. Preceding her in death were her parents; first husband, Alban Charles Scheuber, Sr.; and a great-great-granddaughter. Visitation for Dolores will be at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory, Braidwood, Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 4 until 8 p.m. Family and friends will meet at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in South Wilmington Friday, May 21, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. for the Mass of Christian Burial. Face masks will be required. Due to capacity requirements, the interment is private at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Lawrence Catholic Church would be appreciated. For more information and to visit her online guestbook, please log on to www.rwpatte rsonfuneralhomes.com or find us on Facebook.

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