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James Dorais

September 30, 1938 ~ September 8, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old


James Dorais passed away on September 8, 2023 at the age of 84. James was born September 30, 1938 in Dardenne Prairie, MO, son of the late Fred Dorais and Lucille (Gentemann) Dorais.  He later met and married Dottie Saali.  They had three children; Lisa, Danny, and Lori.  He is survived by his loving wife; Dottie (Saali) Dorais of Wentzville, Missouri; three children, Lisa (Rich) Kolkmeier, Danny (Khristie) Dorais, Lori (Steve) Jenkins; eight grandchildren, Clayton Kolkmeier, Jimmy Kolkmeier, Emily (Andy) Fox, Ricky Dorais, Amanda (Doug) Knaust, Josh (Kristen) Hirth, Nicholas (Michelle) Hirth, Ryan (Katia) Hirth; six great-grandchildren, Henry, Edwin, and Ammie Fox and Evan, Logan, and Lily Knaust; sisters, Patsy (Don) Taylor, Marion (Mike) Strunk. He is preceded in death by his father, Fred W. Dorais, mother, Lucille (Gentemann) Dorais, and sister Margie (Bill) Fogarty.

James enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with family.  He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be dearly missed. 

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September 13, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pitman Funeral Home
1545 Wentzville Parkway
Wentzville, MO 63385

Funeral Mass
September 14, 2023

10:00 AM
Immaculate Conception of Dardenne Chapel
7701 Hwy N
Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368

Interment following funeral service

Our Lady Cemetery
8701 Orf Rd
Lake St. Louis, MO 63367


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