Dolores Jean McRoberts


Dolores passed away peacefully in Seattle on June 22, 2011 at the age of 82.   She had been admitted to Virginia Mason Hospital for a cerebral hemorrhage after a recent fall in her home. Dolores Jean Dye was born in Seattle on November 20, 1928 to Robert and Elva Dye and attended schools including Lincoln High School which she graduated from, and the University of Washington.

She married Robert P. Jaeger in 1948 and they became the parents of three children.

Later divorced, Dolores married George McRoberts in 1981 and enjoyed happy years together until his death in 2008.

She had a talent for music and became an accomplished organist, pianist and teacher. Dolores was a talented cook and loved to entertain her family and friends

with good food. She joined the church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints in 1952, and her religion became the basis of her life, being faithful and valiant in her beliefs to the end. Dolores had a passion for life, a great sense of humor, enjoyed travel, music, and spending time with her family, friends, and students. She will be sorely missed by all those that knew her.

Dolores is survived by her brother, Robert Dye of Chico, CA, a daughter Eileen Croxford (Gary) of Great Falls, Montana, a son Brian D. Jaeger (Paula) of Kirkland, WA, a son William A. Jaeger (Carol) of Lake Stevens, WA, 11 grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Bothell Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints, 16500 124th Avenue NE, Woodinville, on Thursday, June 30 at 11:00AM. Light refreshments will be served after.

Interment will be at the Evergreen Washelli Cemetery in north Seattle following the services

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