Delores Jean O'Grady, (nee: Teson) of Saint Charles, Missouri, passed away Sunday, December 29, 2019 at the age of 80. Loving wife of the late James R. O'Grady; beloved daughter of the late Ambrose and Helen M. Teson; devoted mother of May (Steve) Echols, Bobbie O'Grady, the late John O'Grady, and the late Carol Elizabeth O'Grady; cherished grandmother of Stacy (Matt) Mertens and Danielle (Alexx) Stock; treasured great-grandmother of Reese Mertens, Emily Mertens, Katie Mertens, and Jenny Mertens; dear sister of Martha (James) Ratley, and the late Ambrose John (Ellie) Teson; dear aunt, cousin, and friend to many.
Delores retired from Charlevoix Nursing Home after more than 20 years as a devoted and caring staff member. She enjoyed visiting with the residents and getting to know them. She was a member of American Legion Lady's Auxiliary for many years.
In her retirement, Delores loved watching her crime stories, like CSI and her daytime drama The Young & the Restless. She enjoyed hunting, camping, and fishing with her late husband. In her spare time, she looked forward to doing her wordfinds to keep her mind sharp. Delores found joy in every day and was a delight to be around. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Memorial contributions may be made in Delores's name to Veterans Administration.