Sandra LaVonne Delzer, 70, of Dalton, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Lake Region Healthcare, Fergus Falls. She was born February 18, 1945, in Fergus Falls, the daughter of Alfred and Gladys (Salomonson) Obright. She grew up near Maine Presbyterian Church, where she was a lifelong member being confirmed there, as well as being married to Dennis Delzer there on June 26, 1965.
Sandy graduated from Underwood High School in 1963. Following high school she moved to Fargo, ND as a medical secretary. She then moved to Minneapolis and was employed with Boise Cascade Company as a secretary. In 1970, they moved to rural Dalton, where she made her home since. She loved to watch high school sports, music and arts activities that her children and family participated in. She always loved to help people and was concerned about others more than herself. She enjoyed music, especially country music, visiting with people, sending cards to many friends and church members, and family gatherings Sandy had a contagious smile and a gentle spirit.
She was a member of the Presbyterian Women’s group, a Camp Fire leader, Sunday School teacher, and helped her husband at the Lake Region Pioneer Threshermens Association in Dalton. She enjoyed flowers, birds, nature, and the rural setting of her home.
Preceding her in death were her father, Alfred and a brother, Robert.
Survivors include her mother, Gladys Breeton of Fergus Falls; her husband, Dennis of
Dalton; daughter, Trina Delzer of Chaska; son, Todd Delzer of San Francisco, CA; sister, LaDonna (Robin) Eggum of Inver Grove Heights; brother, Lew (Cindy) Obright of Underwood; a sisterin- law, Betty Obright of Dent; and nieces and nephews which she was so fond of.
Memorials preferred to Lakeland Hospice or Lake Region Cancer Care and Research Center, Fergus Falls.
Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at the funeral home and will resume one hour prior to the service at the church.
Service: 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at St. James Catholic Church, 32009 Co Hwy 74, Underwood, MN
Clergy: Dr. Ed Morgan
Interment: Silent Vale Cemetery, 30761 Co Hwy 45, Underwood, MN
The family invites everyone to join them at Maine Presbyterian Church following the burial for lunch and fellowship.
Arrangements by Olson Funeral Home, Fergus Falls
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