March 31, 1925 – May 12, 2019

Dolly LaVerne Minarik went to be with the Lord on May 12, 2019, at the age of 94, in her sleep at Life Care Center, Rochester.

Dolly was born on March 31, 1925, at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Ill., to Frank and Julia Kajer.

Dolly was married to Joseph Minarik on Sept. 23, 1946, in Tennessee. She was a housewife and helped with the family farm.

Dolly had three children, Cynthia (Wayne) Taylor, Judith (James) Walker and Larry Minarik; 19 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Dolly is survived by three in-laws, Louis Moore, Frank Minarik and Ella Lockwood.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Minarik; parents; brother; and sister.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. CDT Friday, May 17, 2019, at the O’Donnell Funeral Home Inc., North Judson. Her funeral service will be 10 a.m. CDT Saturday, May 18, 2019, at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Highland Cemetery, North Judson.