Obituaries

Dolores M. Bader

Feb 8, 2021
Bader, Delores

Services

10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at the American Lutheran Church 801 Monroe St. La Porte City, Iowa

The service will be recorded and posted to the funeral home website.


 

Visitation

5-7 p.m. Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at the American Lutheran Church  801 Monroe St. La Porte City, Iowa 

Cemetery

West View Cemetery

Memorials

may be directed to American Lutheran Church Building Fund 801 Monroe St.  La Porte City, Iowa 50651.

Biography

Dolores Marie Bader, 91, of La Porte City, died at MercyOne Medical Center Waterloo, on Monday, February 8th, 2021.

She was born on March 29th, 1929, in Waterloo, Iowa, daughter of Dale and Katherine (Hunydai Baehm) Olson. She was a 1947 graduate of Waterloo East High School. 

Dolores married Ned Bader on February 20th,1949, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waterloo; he preceded her in death on January 14, 1999. She was the true definition of boy mom and they had three sons, Ron, David, and Chris. The family spent many years farming. 

She was a columnist editor for La Porte City Progress Review and Collector’s Journal in Vinton for many years. She was a member of the Business and Professional Women’s Club, La Porte City Women’s Club, American Lutheran Church, Red Hat Club, and many others. Dolores was proud to live in the La Porte City community. 

Dolores loved spending time with her family and friends. She was devoted to her collection of antiques and spent lots of time at the auctions with Ned. She loved to garden and knit. Her grandchildren were the light of her life. She did not miss any of their sporting events and simply enjoyed their presence. 

She is survived by: a son, David (Janan) Bader of Las Vegas; daughter-in-law, Barb Bader of La Porte City; and her grandchildren, Bo Bader of Johnston and Breann (Trevor) Larson of Waterloo, and a future great-grandson. 

Dolores was preceded in death by: her parents; two sons, Ron and Chris; and her brothers, Richard and Robert.

Dolores shared with us the secret to living life at age 91… She said she lived that long because she ate cookies every day and had a strong faith in the Lord.

La Porte City Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements 319-342-3131. 


 

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  1. Ruth Anne Schneck | Feb 18, 2021
    i thank you for the video of the service.  It was a beautiful service for a beautiful  lady.  She will be missed so much.  Blessings to your family.
  2. Ruth Anne Schneck | Feb 18, 2021
    I thank you for the video of the service.  It was a beautiful service for a beautiful lady.  She will be missed so much.  Blessings to you and your family.  
  3. Bill and Harriet Bader | Feb 13, 2021

    So sorry to see this. We are thinking of you and you’re in our prayers. Dolores was a wonderful lady.

    Bill and Harriet Bader

  4. Janet liming | Feb 12, 2021
    Doris was the true meaning of "a lady", always so kind, respectful, considerate and polite. Her smile could light up a room and make the darkest day shine. Your family, and our community, have lost a wonderful person. May her welcome to eternal life be filled with fireworks.
  5. Rhoda Baldwin | Feb 11, 2021
    Such a lovely Christian lady.  We are sorry for your loss - she loved her family dearly.  Be consoled in knowing, with certainty, that rhe soul of your loved one is safely Home with Jesus.  The Peace of Christ be with all of you.  Love - Larry and Rhoda
  6. Marvin and Sue Hrubes | Feb 11, 2021
    So sorry to hear this news.  She was such a sweet lady that always had the smile and the time to visit.  Always enjoyed her positive articles that she wrote for the newspaper.  We will miss her.  Rest in Peace.
  7. John and Janet Zeien | Feb 11, 2021

    So sorry for the family, such a great lady.

     

     

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