|Birth: ||Aug. 31, 1925|
|Death: ||Jan. 27, 2013|
Forest Delinger, 87, of Fort Collins, Colorado passed away January 27, 2013. He was born August 31, 1925 in Yuma, Colorado to Noel and Anna Delinger. He graduated from Yuma Union High School and received a Masters Degree from the University of Northern Colorado. Forest is a U. S. Navy veteran and served in World War II.
In 1948, Forest married Betty J. Berry in Sterling, Colorado and to this union three sons were born.
Forest started his teaching career in the Yuma, Colorado area. In 1957, he moved his family to Fort Collins, where he taught at Lincoln Junior High. He was a boys counselor at Lesher Junior High, principal at Timnath and worked in several administration positions. He worked his way up to Executive Elementary Principal and finished his career as principal of Wellington elementary, retiring in 1986.
Forest was a member of First Methodist Church in Fort Collins, The Optimist Club, Masonic Lodge, Fort Collins Lodge No 19, Shriners and Elks Lodge. He loved bowling and wildlife.
Forest is survived by his sons, David Delinger of Fresno, California and Steve (Davetta) Delinger of Fort Collins; grandchildren, Britnie Lynn (Ian) Kane of Nashville, Tennessee, Kailey Jessup (Brian) Keels of Charleston, South Carolina; great-grandchild, Maren Jessup Kane.
He was preceded in death by his wife Betty Delinger; son Kevin Delinger, twin brother Foster Delinger.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Allnutt Drake Chapel, 650 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins, Colorado. Interment will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Mended Hearts and the Masonic Home Association, in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 650 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins, Colorado 80526.
Noel Delinger (1905 - 1974)
Anna Willibey Delinger (1900 - 1978)
Betty J Delinger (1931 - 2006)
Kevin K. Delinger (1949 - 2001)*
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Fort Logan National Cemetery
Created by: KET
Record added: Jan 30, 2013
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