obit: Dolores Ann Pargac Corporron
- Houston Chronicle - (Jan/6/2009)
DOLORES ANN CORPORRON, 73, passed away Sunday, January 4th after a 2 1/2 year battle with ovarian cancer.
She was born Dolores Pargac on November 27, 1935 to Alfred and Annie Pargac on the family farm in Lavaca County, TX. She attended high school in Schulenburg, TX. Soon after graduation, she married her high school sweetheart, Jim Corporron.
Together, they moved with the Air Force to Biloxi, MS, and Tampa, FL, before settling in Houston in 1957. Through the years, Jim and Dolores have also enjoyed many weekends at their farm south of Schulenburg, and retired there in 1994.
Dolores' family was the joy and focus other life. She was a loving wife, devoted Mom, special Aunt Dolie, and big hearted MoMo to her grandkids. She was happiest when surrounded by family, who were always welcome and well fed in her home. Dolores had a close knit and cherished circle of friends. Together they bowled, played the slots, and played cards; Dolores' favorite pastimes. The friendship, love, and laughter they shared over the years were held close to her heart.
Dolores is survived by her husband of 54 years, Jim Corporron. She leaves behind twin Sons Randy Corporron, and wife Kay, Rodney Corporron, and wife Barbara, and daughter Diane Goulden, and husband Doug. Adored grandkids are Kristin, Ryan, Connor, McKenna, Calie, Riley, Hannah, and Elaine. Also surviving are sister Patricia Ulrich, her husband Harris, and beloved nieces and nephews.
Dolores was preceded in death by her parents.
Dolores faced her disease with determination and a smile. Her concern for the well being of family and friends was always a priority over concern for herself.
Friends are invited to visitation with family from 6:00 to 8:00pm on Tuesday, January 6th at Schwenke-Baurngarten Funeral Home in Schulenburg, TX.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Wednesday, January 7th at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, followed by internment in the St.. Rose Catholic Cemetery, both in Schulenburg, TX.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to be made to the Dolores Corporron Memorial Fund for Ovarian Cancer, c/o M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, TX 77030-4486 or St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 1010 Lynons, Schulenburg, TX 78956. Schwenke-Baurngarten Funeral Home 701 South Main Schulenburg, Texas 78956 (979)7434151