Dolores Cabrera

Dolores “Dee” Cabrera (nee Cvitanovich), 84, of Brookfield and formerly of Lyons, died Jan. 8, 2023.

Ms. Cabrera was a loyal and reliable school crossing guard for the villages of Lyons and LaGrange and for Downers Grove School District 58. She loved music, both writing music and playing the organ and had many interests, including scrapbooking, board and card games, coffee roasting, photography, baking, watching television and especially figure skating on TV. She absolutely loved the many family parties over the years.

 She was the mother of Sheree (Carl) Pelzer and Tracy Cabrera, the grandmother of Alexandra and Gia Pelzer, the sister of William (Bette) Cvitanovich and the sister-in-law of Marie Cvitanovich. 

Ms. Cabrera was preceded in death by her brothers, Frank, John, David and George, and her sisters. Ann, Olga, Judy, Emma, Eve, Ginny and Mary. She was the aunt of numerous nieces and nephews and the cherished friend of her “grandcat,” Armani. 

A memorial Mass was held Jan. 17 at St. Cletus Church in LaGrange. Inurnment will be private at Resurrection Cemetery at a later date. 

Arrangements were handled by the Original Kuratko Family, Brian D. Kuratko, director.