DELORES KATHRYN TOMLINSON, 80, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015 at her home in New Haven. Born in Fort Wayne, Delores was a homemaker and had worked for Paul Harding High School from 1974 until 1981 and was an avid bowler. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and the Church House in Grabill. Surviving are her husband of 62 years, Jack Tomlinson of New Haven; son, James (Jim) E. Tomlinson of Las Vegas, Nev.; daughters, Deborah (Paul) Diehl of Harlingen, Texas, Julie (Ron) Tomlinson of Woodburn, Diane (Scott) Marks of Chandler, Ariz. and Kelley Doyle of Fort Wayne; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Margaret (Joan) Stearns, Nancy (George) Branning and Patricia “Pat” (Jim) Brandt; and brother-in-law, Thom Sorg. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Kathryn (Petgen) O’Connor; sister, Linda Sorg; and brother, Paul (Sonny) O’ Connor. Mass of Christian Burial is noon May 29, 2015 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 943 Powers St., New Haven, with calling one hour prior. Burial in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Church House or AUI.

POSTED: 05/24/15 at 9:08 am. FILED UNDER: Obits