Dolores Margene (Ruesing) Pinkerton, 84, of Red Fox Trail, Marquette, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 23, 2019 in Bozeman, Montana while vacationing with her family.
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Margene was born March 19, 1935 in Escanaba to John and Marion (Denofrio) Ruesing and graduated from Negaunee St. Paul High School. She was united in marriage to the late Clarence ‘Bud’ Pinkerton and was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker.
Mrs. Pinkerton was a devout member of St. Paul Catholic Church, Negaunee and St. Francis of Assisi in Englewood, Florida. She also belonged to the Paisano Club and the Lady Red Hats. Margene enjoyed sailing, fishing and camping with her husband, gardening, and cooking and baking. Most importantly, she cherished her time spent with family, especially her grandchildren who she loved dearly.
Surviving are her son, Michael B. Pinkerton of Negaunee; two daughters: Renee (Timothy) Ollmann and Jacklyn Schroeder, both of Rockford ; grandchildren: Nicole (Ladd) Schuiling, David Van Driel, Kimberly Van Driel, Jacob (Morgan) Pinkerton, Andrew Schroeder and Michael T. Pinkerton; her sister, Barbara (Jack) Perala of Negaunee; brother, Francis Ruesing of Ishpeming; sister-in-law, Jeannie (Pinkerton) Winterstein; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Marion Conway; and her husband, Clarence ‘Bud’ Pinkerton on May 1, 2018.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Friday, August 30th at St. Paul Catholic Church with Rev. Larry Van Damme officiating. Burial will be in the Negaunee Cemetery. The family will greet relatives and friends from 10:00 am until the time of Mass at 11:00 am at the church on Friday, and also at a luncheon in the St. Paul Gymnasium following services. Pallbearers will be Michael B. Pinkerton, Jacob Pinkerton, Andrew Schroeder, Michael T. Pinkerton and David Van Driel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed in Margene’s memory to St. Paul Catholic Church.
Mrs. Pinkerton’s memorial page may be viewed at koskeyfuneralhome.com