Betty Dolezal, nee Thornquist, age 81, passed away on Jan. 3, 2017 in Chicago, Ill. Wife of the late George Dolezal. Loving daughter of the late Elsie & Elmer Thornquist. Dear sister to USAF Ret., & DDS Robert (Carol) Thornquist of CA and Charles Thornquist of Rockford; devoted sister-in-law of the late Rev. Richard Dolezal. Aunt to Dr. Robert (Elpida) Thornquist of Alaska. Dr. Steven (Betsy) Thornquist of Conn., Dr. Lisa Thornquist of CA and Carolyn Thornquist of NY. Grand aunt of 6 nieces and nephews. Cousin of Gene & Pat Houghton of IL, Bob & Charlene Houghton of IL, Lorraine Blust of CO, Linda Cornell of CO and 11 Grand cousins. Many treasured friends including: Best of friends Marion Thomas of AL, Dolores Hebert of IL and the late Margaret Phillips of IL. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your favorite animal shelter or society such as Paw’s or the Anti Cruelty Society. Memorial Service Sunday, Feb. 19th at 6:00pm at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 6150 N. Cicero, Chicago. Memorial Visitation Sunday 3-8pm.