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Dolores Soucie - October 08, 2012


Dolores M. Soucie, 79 years of age from rural Upland, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at Bethany Home in Minden.
Dolores was born Jan. 2, 1933, in Minden, to Carl and Dora (Fulle) Gramke.
She grew up northeast of Upland and graduated from Upland High School in 1950.
She was united in marriage to Dwaine Soucie on Sept. 21, 1952, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Upland. They lived and farmed northwest of Upland.
She worked at the State Bank of Hildreth for 17 years.
She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Upland and had served as the church organist for many years. She later became a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Minden and was active in the ladies groups within the church.
Survivors include a daughter, Debra Johnson and husband, Rodney, of Hastings; granddaughters, Janessa, Adrianne and Cassandra; great-grandchildren, Enoch, Jeryn, Serenity, Sebastian and Amari; very special friend, Donald Hall of Campbell; brother, Merrill Gramke and wife, Carol Mae of Upland; niece, Rhonda Johnson; nephew, Troy Gramke and wife, Dotti, and their children, Carrin and Garmin.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Dwaine, in 1981.
Funeral services were Oct. 11 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church with the Rev. Donald Becker officiating.
Burial was in the Upland Cemetery.
Layton-Craig Funeral Home in Minden was in charge of ar