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Delores Annette (Todd) Warren

December 9, 1948 ~ September 2, 2022 (age 73)
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Life’s Reflection

Delores Annette “DT” Todd Warren transitioned September 2nd, 2022, at Belton Regional Hospital. Delores was born December 9th, 1948. She was the second child to Harry and Addilee Todd in Kansas City, KS. Delores was a graduate of Sumner High School Class of 1966. Delores accepted the Lord in her life at an early age. 

Delores attended Donnelly College where she received an Associate’s Degree in Business and taught E-SL (English as a Second Language). Delores was fluent in Spanish. Delores had several other jobs to include working for the City of Kansas City, KS where she wrote grants and was involved in the start of the City Bus. She worked for Max Factor (San Diego, CA), Security Bank, Friends of Yates, and George Ballas Motors where she was the highest paid woman of color car salesman and the first woman of color to hold the title of Finance and Insurance manager. She was instrumental in paving the way for other women of color. 

Delores was an avid reader and loved plants and gardening. She was known for her love of cooking and was always watching Food Network and trying recipes out on her family. She loved to dance and was always the life of the party and known for her infectious laugh. Delores loved her family, and the grandchildren would always seek her out for her stash of candy, especially jellybeans. 

Delores was preceded in death by her parents, Harry, and Addilee Todd, and her sister, Deborah Denise Houston. 

Delores leaves to mourn her four children; Johnny Cook (Lisa) of Dumfries, VA; Jerri Guein (Marcus) of Grandview, MO; Terry Marshall (Kristen) of Shawnee, KS; and Shawn Marshall (Kathy) of Kansas City, MO.  Her brother Harry “Butch” Todd (Joyce) of Richmond, TX; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends, all whom she loved dearly. 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 17, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Thatcher's Funeral Chapel
1520 North 5th Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

Memorial Service
Saturday
September 17, 2022

10:00 AM
Thatcher's Funeral Chapel
1520 North 5th Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

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