POLAND - Dolores Osberg Kreuzwieser, 84, died Thursday evening, May 24, 2012, at Hampton Woods.
Dolores was born Dolores Ellen Osberg on March 7 in Struthers to parents Florence and Clyde Osberg some ''39 and holding'' years ago.
Dolores grew up in a huge house located in Poland on the corner of Riverside Drive and state Route 170. President McKinley had once lived in the same house.
As a young woman, Dee could be seen riding all around Poland and Lowellville with her friends on horseback. She graduated from Poland High School in 1946, graduated from Youngstown State University and attended the University of Dayton.
Dee married William Edward Kreuzwieser on June 2, 1955. Dee and her husband loved to fish and hunt together, and each year in the fall they would drive to Canada for a month to enjoy these sports together.
William preceded his wife in death Feb. 7, 2005.
Dee was an elementary school teacher for the Youngstown Parochial School system for more than 20 years. She had also worked at U.S. Steel, Youngstown Sheet and Tube in the tabulating department, and was a licensed real estate agent.
She was a member of Holy Family Church, Ladies of Charity, Company of Angela (Ursuline Sisters), Secular Franciscan Order (SFO) and served as a board member of Addiction Programs of Mahoning County.
She is survived by one niece and two nephews, and many close friends.
Prayers will begin at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral, Poland Chapel, followed by a Mass of Christian burial celebrated at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Church.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Poland Chapel.