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Valhalla-Gaerdner-Holten Funeral Home and Valhalla Gardens

3412 Frank Scott Pkwy West, Belleville, IL

OBITUARY

Dolores M. Cange

December 4, 1926November 16, 2019

Dolores Cange, 92, of Belleville, IL, born December 4, 1926 in East St. Louis, IL, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Freeburg Care Center. Dolores loved to attend dances, play bingo and cards. She was also very active in her community. To name a few of her many involvements, she was a member of the Becky Kern Senior Steppers and loved to dance. She was a past president of the VFW Auxiliary (Charles Fricke) post of O’Fallon which was named after her brother who preceded Dolores in death. She volunteered for 25 years with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (R.S.V.P), volunteered over 5000 hours with the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and was a pioneer of St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish. Dolores was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Thelma (Rose) Fricke; husband, Edwin A. Cange; brothers, Charles, Ronald and Darrell Fricke. Surviving are her sons, Edwin (Beverly) Cange and David (Sandra) Cange; grandchildren, Edwin (Debby) Cange III, Jason (Constance) Cange, Andrew (Victoria) Cange and Leah Cange; great grandchildren, Edwin Cange IV and Sophia Cange; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the staff of Freeburg Care Center. Memorials in Dolores’s honor may be made to St. Augustine of Canterbury Church or Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed at www.valhallagardensandfuneralhome.com. Visitation will be held on Wednesday. November 20, 2019 at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, 3412 Frank Scott Parkway W, Belleville, IL, 62223 from 4 pm until 7 pm. Funeral will be held at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, 1910 W Belle Street, Belleville, IL, 62226 on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 10 am. Monsignor William McGhee officiating.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, November 20, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, November 21, 2019
  • Burial Thursday, November 21, 2019

Memories

Dolores M. Cange

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Rose Rebenstorf

November 19, 2019

Ed,

So sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Our deepest condolences to you, Bev, the boys, grand children, and your entire family. Our prayers are with you.

Rose & Bob Rebenstorf

Sharon Zinck

November 17, 2019

On behalf of the Auxiliary at VFW Post 805 in O'Fallon Illinois, thank you Dolores for your years of service to the Post 805 Auxiliary and Comrades. Rest in peace dear Sister, and to her family we offer our deepest sympathies. - Sharon Zinck, President

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY