Dolores P. “Dolly” Sjostrom, 84, passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at her home in Morris surrounded by her family. She was born April 7, 1936 in Godley, daughter to the late Earl and Marie (Downey) Sours.
Dolly attended schools in Braidwood. She married Robert L. “Bob” Sjostrom on November 7, 1975 and they raised their family in Morris. Dolly worked for the Morris Paper Mill for 20 years and cared for many children over the years in her Morris home. She enjoyed gardening, baking and reading. She would often be spotted at various garage sales around town. She was an active member of the First Christian Church in Morris.
Dolly is survived by her loving children Pamela (Rick) Hall of Custer Park, Kathleen (Steve) Farrero of Coal City, Dennis (Debbie) Brown of Morris, Dee (Bud) Hainzinger of Morris, Kristie (Rod) Frisby of South Carolina and Linda (Gordon) Hatteberg of Lisbon; daughter in law Colleen Sjostrom of Oklahoma; many wonderful and loving grandchildren and great grandchildren whom she loved and cherished; sisters Lois Richmond of Wilmington, Jeanette Jones and Carol (Nelson) Stephens of Georgia; brothers Eddie Sours of Braceville and Gerald (Gleama) Sours of Vandalia; brother in law Wille Stephens of Ramsey and sister in law Nancy (Warner) of Braidwood; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; grandson Lonnie Chitwood; daughter Roberta Lynn Chitwood; son R. John Sjostrom; great granddaughter Dylan Farrero; two sisters, five brothers, one son in law, two brothers in laws and one sister in law.
Memorials may be made in Dolly’s name to Joliet Area Community Hospice.
A visitation for Dolly will be held on Monday March 29, 2021 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the First Christian Church in Morris. A celebration of Dolly’s life will follow at 12:00 pm. Aqua Cremation rites will be accorded.
We honor you. And we love you. It’s your love, kindness, and strength that will be your legacy well beyond what your body endures today.
May your path be lined with flowers more beautiful than those on this earth, and may angels lead you in. We love you, Grandma Dolly
An online guestbook has been made for the family, where you may sign the guestbook, share memories and photographs. You can access this by visiting the website at www.ucdaviscallahan.com Arrangements have been entrusted with U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home, 301 W. Washington Street, Morris, IL.