Obituary: Dolores Kay Treadway


February 14, 1947 – January 23, 2022

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Dolores Kay TreadwayDolores Kay Treadway, nee Tanis, age 74, of Valparaiso, IN passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2022. Beloved wife of Donald Treadway. Loving mother of Ricky (Cindy) Eriks, Michael (Penny) Eriks, and the late Daniel Eriks; step-mother of Patrice (Jeff) Snead, Tiffany (Todd) Sisnores, Daniel (Lindsay) Treadway, and Dustin (Hayley) Treadway. Cherished grandmother of Troy (Janice) Eriks, Faith (Joshua) Lett, Kayla (Nathan) Butler, Abigail Eriks, Jason (Jacqueline) Springer, and Cody Springer; step-grandmother of Hailey and Jordan Sneed, Taylor Mae, McKinnon, Nolan, and Parker Sisnores, Henry, Simone, Lennon, and Hunter Treadway. Great-grandmother of Ezra Eriks, Madison, and Emma Springer; step-great-grandmother of Anistan, Kingston, and Charlotte Grace. Dear sister of Patricia (Gilbert) Swets. Kind aunt of many nieces and nephews. Dolores was loved by many and will be deeply missed.

Visitation Thursday, January 27, 2022, from 4 – 7 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN. Funeral service Friday, January 28, 2022, at 10 a.m. at Smits Funeral Home. Interment Skyline Memorial Park – Monee, IL. Memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (5501 N Cumberland Avenue #101, Chicago, IL 60656) are greatly appreciated. For more information, please call 219-322-7300 or visit our online obituary and guestbook at