Dolores Nadine Croucher, 91, Osage City: March 11, 1931 – Dec. 21, 2022 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Dolores Nadine Croucher, 91, Osage City: March 11, 1931 – Dec. 21, 2022

OSAGE CITY, Kan. – Dolores Nadine Croucher, 91, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, at Osage Nursing Center, Osage City, Kan. She was born March 11, 1931, in Lindsborg, Kan., the daughter of Ernest and Alice (Balocca) Didier.

Dolores had lived all of her life in the Osage City community. She graduated from Osage City High School in 1949.

On Feb. 27, 1949, Dolores was united in marriage to Glenn Dale Croucher, in Lyndon, Kan. He preceded her in death on Feb. 1, 2014.

Dolores worked in the fabric department at Ben Franklin in Osage City for many years. She was a very talented seamstress and a homemaker. Dolores was a lifelong member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and St. Patrick’s Altar Society, and was a member of the Osage Public Library Board. She belonged to several community ladies’ clubs and volunteered for multiple area organizations.

Dolores is survived by her four children, Richard Croucher and Marty, Topeka, Kan., David Croucher and Cheri, Michigan Valley, Kan., Gregg Croucher and Cheryl, Osage City, and Alisa Hart and Britton, Emporia, Kan.; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and her sister, Mary Ann Stephenson and L.J., of Topeka.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 309 S. Sixth St., Osage City. A Parish Rosary will be prayed at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at the church, where family will receive friends following the rosary until 8 p.m. Private inurnment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church or the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Condolences can be left at

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