Obituary: Mrs Iris Yvonne Dolby

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Mrs Iris Yvonne Dolby, of Belmont Grove, Grantham, has died at home. She was 66.

Mrs Dolby was born in Grantham.

She was a loving partner, mother, mother-in-law, nan and mamma and was loved by everyone who knew her.

She always thought of others before herself and she was a happy, outgoing lady who was always up for a laugh. Despite being ill she never complained and stayed strong to the end.

During her working life she had been employed at BMARC, Granby and Grantham Books.

Mrs Dolby enjoyed knitting and crocheting items for her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends and family.

She liked gardening and spent a lot of time pottering around keeping her garden and pond looking nice.

Robert Holland conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.

Family mourners included: Andrew Winfield, Karen Dolby, Keith Dolby, Lisa Dolby, Tommy Hotchin, Kerry Dolby, David Arnold, Leanne Arnold, Kieran Arnold, Sarah Bond, Mick Bullimore, Aaron Bullimore, Courtney Bullimore, Steve Hotchin, Leon Hotchin, Carly Armstead, Aiden Hotchin, Zoe Hotchin, Tia Hotchin, Wayne Pearce, Vicky, Daniel and Carlie Dolby, Ronald and Lou Gray, Colin Gray, Charles and Cheryl Gray, Mick and Linda Gray, Rodney Gray, Tasha and Tim Atter, Tracey and Noel Arnold, Nicola Fitzakerly, Charlie and Charlotte Gray, Helen Winfield, Ryan Parkinson, Margaret Winfield, and Sid Hind.

Other mourners included: Matt Twitchen, Patrick Williams, Nessa Marshall, John Gray, Tracey Park, Vicky Parkinson, Hayley Parkinson, Mr R. Rattray, Denise Glenn, Mr and Mrs S. Dolby, Judy Dolby, Catherine Dixins, Sara Egan, Charlene Kibble, Lisa Winfield, Tommy Winfield, David Winfield, Antony Winfield, Mark Tinkler, Louise and Leigh McKinley, Jennifer and Colin Baines, Anne Davis, Sue Ward, Andrew Brackenbury, Paul and Denise Bass, Cheree Seymour, Carol Foster, Thomas Lee, Edward Bebbington, Wendy Grice, Lynn Ward, Debbie Rimmington, Sharna Miller, Jane Squires, Debbie and William Sawyer, Jackie Bond, Michelle Clark, Kelly Ward, Tracey Winfield, and Martin and Tammy Wheatley.

Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.

Donations were collected for Marie Curie Cancer Care.