Dolores Biegalke Hortsch, a member of Ascension Church, died Aug. 18. She was 89.

Mrs. Hortsch was born Feb. 3, 1923, Havre, Mont. She graduated from high school in Chester, Mont. Around the age of 20 she moved to Portland and served her country during World War II working as a welder at a shipyard. After the war, she worked for a telephone company. She married Everett in 1948, and became a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1998. She is survived by her children, Carla Ramsby, Patrick Hortsch, Michael Hortsch, Lenora Hortsch, Allison Holland, Rosalynn Ritschard and Nicolette Hortsch Warner; two sisters; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at Ascension Church.