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DOLORES A. APPLEGATE, age 89 of Sidney, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 10:09 AM at Fair Haven Shelby County Home. She was born on November 27, 1929 in Botkins, Ohio, the daughter of the late Arthur and Alice (Engle) Heiland. On September 19, 1950 she married Edward J. Applegate who preceded her in death November 22, 2006.
Dolores is survived by three children, Robert (Sharon) Applegate of Sidney, Karen (Darren) Roesser of Sidney, and Gail (Marvin) Bey of Anna, three grandchildren, Gabriel (Emily) Roesser, Bruce Applegate, and Stacy (Travis Temple) Applegate, and one great-granddaughter, Sophie Temple. She was preceded in death by one son, Donald Applegate, and one brother, Norman Heiland.
Mrs. Applegate retired in 1992 from Stolle Corporation, after 25 years of service. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, and Sidney American Legion Auxiliary Post 217.
Dolores was a avid Cincinnati Reds fan. She enjoyed traveling, and spending time in Florida with her husband. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, and will be dearly missed.
Funeral Services will be held Monday, October 14, 2019 at 11 AM at Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Akins officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Point Cemetery in Pasco. The family will receive friends on Monday from 10 AM until the time of service.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Miami Valley, and condolences may be expressed to the Applegate family at the funeral home's website, www.cromesfh.com