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Dolores Hartnell Obituary

Dolores  Mae Hartnell
Dolores Mae Hartnell

September 19, 1929 - February 9, 2018
Born in Santa Maria, California
Resided in Salinas, California
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Dolores Mae Hartnell, 88, of Salinas, passed away peacefully Friday, February 9, 2018 surrounded by her beloved children and grandchildren.
Dolores was born September 19, 1929 in Santa Maria, Ca. to George and Mae Hartnell.
She attended Sacred Heart and Salinas High. She also attended Hartnell Junior College, named after her second great grandfather, William Edward Petty Hartnell.
Dolores was a devout catholic, proud of instilling religious values onto her children and grandchildren. Dolores was an avid genealogist, especially proud of her California historic roots. She was a member of Los Californios’, an organization of descendents to preserve the hispanic heritage and genealogy for future generations.
Dolores was a natural artist, particularly in embroidery, painting, and stained glass.

She was preceded in Death: son Frank Seydel Jr., brothers Jim, George, and Ken Hartnell. Sisters Joanne, Jean, Pat and Marie.

She is survived by her five children: Matthew (Katie) Seydel, Philip (Susan) Seydel, Anne (Noel) Messenger, John Seydel, Amy (Tony) Palmer; 17 grandchildren; sister, Eileen Morrison.

Visitation will be held 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at the Struve and Laporte Chapel, 41 W. San Luis St., Salinas, Ca. 93901.

Rosary will be at 7:00p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 at Struve and Laporte Chapel.

Funeral Mass: 10:00 am., Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 22 Stone St., Salinas, CA 93901.

Celebration of life: A celebration of Dolores’s fab life will be held following the Funeral Mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Monterey County Historical Society. mchsmuseum.com




Struve and Laporte Chapel
41 W. San Luis Street
Salinas, California 93901
Thursday, February 15, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Struve and Laporte Chapel
41 W. San Luis Street
Salinas, California 93901
Thursday, February 15, 2018
7:00 PM
Funeral Mass
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
22 Stone Street
Salinas, CA US 93901
Friday, February 16, 2018
10:00 AM