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Delbert C. Best
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Birth: Jan. 7, 1905
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1991
Lafayette
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA


From the Lafayette Journal & Courier, Wed. 12/25/1991

Delbert C. Best, 86, died at 11 pm Monday, Dec. 23, 1991, in rural Lafayette home, following a six-month illness. Born in Tippecanoe County on Jan. 7, 1905, he lived here all of his life. He married Esther R. Smith in Otterbein on April 25, 1928; she died Sept. 13, 1990.

Mr. Best retired in 1970 after working at Fairfield Manufacturing Co. for 35 years. He worked on the straightening line. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church.

Surviving are two sons and two daughters, Donald E. Best, Charles A. Best, Mary Henson and Marjorie (Mrs. John) Deeming, all of Lafayette; a brother, Cecil L. Best of Otterbein; 15 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Edwin Best (1869 - 1950)
  Lora Peregrine Best (1876 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Esther Kathryn Smith Best (1909 - 1990)
 
 Children:
  Donald Earl Best (1930 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ernest Best (1896 - 1967)*
  James Chester Best (1900 - 1988)*
  Walter Best (1902 - 1981)*
  Delbert C. Best (1905 - 1991)
  Cecil Lemming Best (1908 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Together Forever
 
Burial:
Tippecanoe Memory Gardens
West Lafayette
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Garden of Resurrection
 
Created by: Martha Daugherty Latko
Record added: May 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52992430
Delbert C. Best
Added by: Vonda J Dowell
 
Delbert C. Best
Added by: Vonda J Dowell
 
Delbert C. Best
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