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Dolores Vaughn

May 8, 1934 — May 22, 2023


Dolores Mae Vaughn, 89, of Winona and formerly of Rollingstone, died Monday, May 22, 2023 at Lake Winona Manor.

Dolores was born May 8th, 1934 in Winona to Edward and Viola (Mueller) Yarolimek. Dolores married Myles Vaughn on September 9th, 1954 in Rollingstone, MN where they made their home and raised their sons.

Dolores worked at Salets Department Store, Haddads Cleaners, Lake Center Switch and ended her working days at Winona Postal Services. She was proud of the 30+ years that she served with the post office.

Dolores was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Rollingstone. She enjoyed spending her days on the golf course at Westfield, bowling at Westgate and walking many miles around Rollingstone, picking up cans along her way. She was an avid quilter, sewer and baker leaving the clean up for Myles. She enjoyed playing cards and attended as many church dinners as possible. Dolores was also very proud of the time she donated and spent with the children of Rollingstone Community School in assisting with reading.

Survived by two sons Daniel (Cheryl) Vaughn of Goodview, MN; Donald (Denise) Vaughn of MN City; four grandchildren Dana (Joshua) Bruemmer, Jenna (Michael) Stark, Alex Vaughn, Deana Vaughn (Robert Sell); and three great-grandchildren Myles and Maysa Bruemmer and Matthew Stark and sister, Shirley Speltz.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Myles Vaughn on June 23, 2006; parents Edward Yarolimek, and Viola (Harry) Ramer and a brother-in-law, James Speltz.

Memorial Service will be 6 p.m., Friday, June 2, 2023 at Hoff Celebration of Life Center – Goodview.  Visitation will be 4 p.m., until the time of the service.  She will be laid to rest at St. Mary’s Cemetery in private family service.

Hoff Celebration of Life Center – Goodview is assisting the family with arrangements.

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