Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Van Erems in:
 • Hurley Cemetery
 • Hurley
 • Turner County
 • South Dakota
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Deloris Leighty Van Erem
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Jul. 12, 1925
Faulk County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 2010
Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA

Visitation with the family present will begin today, June 11 at 6:00 p.m. at Saint Magdalen Catholic Church, Lennox with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m.----The funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 12 also at Saint Magdalen, with burial to follow at the Hurley Cemetey.---

Deloris Van Erem, 84, daughter of Earl and Della (Reisner) Leighty was born July 12, 1925, at Seneca, SD, and died Wednesday June 9, 2010 at Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, SD.

She grew up in Seneca where her parents operated the Leighty Café. In 1943 she attended Beauty School in Watertown, SD. During World War II she worked in the Ship Yards in Seattle, WA.

On July 8, 1946, she was united in marriage to Vincent Van Erem at Big Stone City, SD where they farmed for one year.

In 1948 they moved to Hurley SD and purchased the State Theater which they operated until 1961. She operated Del's Beauty Salon for forty years in Hurley.

Vincent died in 1989.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Orville Leighty in 2003.

Her survivors include her daughter Vikki and son-in-law Greg Van Hull, Brandon; a son Paul Van Erem, Basehor, KS and two ex daughters-in-laws Pam O'Neil and Jackie Anderson; six grandchildren Troy, Tami, John, Dustin, Alex and Vanessa; 10 great-grandchildren Hailey, Mason, Hayden, Makayla, Ava, Grayer, Ryder, Hunter, Charles and Ian. 
Family links: 
  Vincent Van Erem (1924 - 1989)*
*Calculated relationship
Hurley Cemetery
Turner County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Gene Hammerstrom
Record added: Jun 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53672073
Deloris <i>Leighty</i> Van Erem
Added by: RTerry
Deloris <i>Leighty</i> Van Erem
Added by: Gene Hammerstrom
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service