Dolores McGuire

Dolores J. (Farmer) McGuire, 92, of Wayland, passed away April 8, 2024, at her home. A funeral service will be held Monday, April 15, 2024, at 11:00 AM at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington. Following a meal, burial will be held at Cottonwood Cemetery in Wayland. The service will be available via Livestream at the Beatty Peterseim Facebook and YouTube pages. Visitation will be held Sunday, April 14, 2024, from 2 – 4 PM at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington. A memorial fund has been established for the Cottonwood Cemetery.

Dolores Jane McGuire was born December 30, 1931, the daughter of Frank and Anna Elizabeth (Messer) Farmer. She graduated from Wayland High School and worked for several owners of the grocery store in Wayland. On June 6, 1950, she was united in marriage to Emery McGuire. She was a lifelong resident of the Wayland community and was a member of the Cottonwood United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two children: son Doug (Kay) McGuire of Wayland, daughter Brenda (James) Holley of Burlington; three grandsons: Matthew McGuire, Monte McGuire, Ryan Holley, one granddaughter Amy (Scott) Warnke; two great-grandsons: Mika and Coy McGuire, great-granddaughter Erica Warnke; one sister Evelyn (Larry) Morrow; brother-in-law Kenneth Clark and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding Dolores in death were her parents, husband Emery and two sisters: Bernice Jennings and Jean Clark.