Dolores J. Armstrong Treesh, 95, of Auburn, went home to be with the Lord Monday, May 22, 2023 at The Laurels of DeKalb in Butler. Dolores (Dee) was born December 4, 1927 in Butler, the daughter of Basil and Rosa (Rollins) Krontz. She married Charles “Junior” Armstrong in 1945. Dolores was a busy mother and homemaker, an active member of the Town and Country Home Demonstration Club and worked for a local optometrist. With five children at home, including a newborn, Dolores enrolled in classes in 1964 at Purdue University in Ft. Wayne, and graduated as a registered nurse in 1967. She worked at DeKalb Memorial Hospital, retiring from there after more than 20 years of service. After her retirement from DeKalb, Dolores worked four more years as a school nurse at DeKalb Eastern School District. Apart from work and farming, Dolores and Charlie loved traveling and camping, often to visit their children or family. Upon full retirement, they thoroughly enjoyed spending winters in Avon Park, FL. Dolores was always active there in church and in organizing park social activities. Dolores was an avid reader, enjoyed gospel music, gardening, baking, and above all else, time with family. After Charles' passing, Dolores was remarried to Darrell M. Treesh. Together, they also enjoyed many winters in Lake Wales, FL, before permanently residing in Auburn. Dolores was a member of the Auburn Church of Christ. She is survived by her children, Dennis (Shirley) Armstrong, Reva (Lane) Brown, Brenda Armstrong, Julia (Scott) Levinson and Ronald (Deanna) Armstrong; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Charles “Junior” Armstrong, and Darrell Treesh; parents, Basil and Rosa Krontz; brothers, Olan Krontz and Lynn Krontz. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 from 4-7 p.m. at Pinnington Funeral & Cremation Services 502 N. Main Street, Auburn. Funeral services for Dolores will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at the funeral home. Joe Heins will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Woodburn Christian Children's Home www.wcchonline.org. Burial will be held at the Butler Cemetery.
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