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Dolores Jean Metzger, 82, Noblesville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Maple Park Village in Westfield, following a long battle with kidney failure.
She was born to Arthur and Luella (Kislia) Rondeau on Oct. 2, 1930, in Janesville, Wisc.
After graduating in 1949 from Columbia City Joint High School in Columbia City, Dolores worked at United Telephone Company of Columbia City as a switchboard operator.
She married Marvin Metzger on Oct. 7, 1950, in Columbia City. She was a homemaker and was very active in Happy Homemakers Club of Thorncreek in Columbia City.
After moving to Noblesville in 1977, Dolores worked at Huntington National Bank in Noblesville. She was also very active in the local Homemakers club in Noblesville and worked at Conseco as a switchboard operator until she retired. Dolores was a member of Noblesville Baptist Church, where she was very active and sang in the church choir. She loved listening to all types of Christian music.
She is survived by her brother, Don Rondeau of Ft. Wayne; son, Ron (Kathy) Metzger of Sidell, Ill.; four grandchildren, Sandy, DeAnna, Angie and Shelly all of Indiana; and five great-grandchildren, Kimberly, Michael, Andrea, Ashley and Austin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Arthur, Dale and Dick; son, Michael; grandson, Tadd.
The funeral services will held at 7 p.m. Friday at Randall & Roberts Funeral Home, 1150 Logan St. in Noblesville, with visitation beginning at 5 p.m. immediately prior to the service. Pastor Seth Leeman of Noblesville Baptist Church will officiate. A graveside service and burial will be held at Fairview Cemetery in Sidell, Ill. at 11 a.m. CDT Saturday.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Indiana, 911 E. 86th St., Suite # 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.
Condolences may be made online at www.randallroberts.com.