Dolores Kryder, 87

Dolores Kryder, age 87, of Colon, passed away, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo.

Dolores was born July 24, 1925, in Chicago, a daughter to the late Emanuel Arthur and Alberta Evelyn (McKibben) De Oliver.

On June 15, 1946, she married Robert Kryder. He preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 2011, after 65 years of marriage.

She had also owned Able Reality in Ligonier, Ind., until retirement. She was also a homemaker and had made her home in Colon since 1991 coming from Sturgis, where she graduated from Sturgis High with the Class of 1946.

Surviving are three sons, Robert A. (Gwen) Kryder of Colon, Kenneth (Judy) Kryder of Colon and Darrell Kryder of Goshen, Ind.; grandchildren, Jill and Chris Tyler of Colon, Monica and Chad Jordan of Sturgis, Tara R. Kryder of Colon, Kevin Kryder of San Francisco, Calif., Tara M. (Eric) Messersmith of Vancouver, Wash., Ashley Kryder of Goshen, Ind., Angela Frost of Goshen, Ind., Laurie Eckman of Elkhart, Ind.; great-grandchildren, Aaron and Haley Tyler of Colon, Travis (Tracy) Kuhlmann of Burr Oak, Amber Kuhlmann of Colon, Kandyce Jordan of Sturgis and Adelynn Messersmith of Vancouver, Wash.

There will be no visitation or services, cremation has taken place. For memorials, give someone you love something special in memory of Dolores. The family was assisted by Schipper Funeral Home in Colon.

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