|Birth: ||Oct. 18, 1917|
|Death: ||Oct. 12, 1987|
Delmar was director of election operations for the State Board of Elections from 1974-1977, Jackson County clerk from 1858 - 1974 and Murphysboro city clerk from 1949 - 1958.
He was a member of the First Lutheran Church, Masonic Lodge 498, Veterans of Foriegn Wars Post 7190, American Legion Post 127, Elks Lodge 572, Eagles 670, Moose Lodge, Murphysboro Senior Citizens, Murphysboro area Senior Citizens board of directors and former president of the Illinois Association of County Clerks. He was an Army veteran of WW II.
He was born Oct 18, 1917 in Murphysboro to Homer and Ollie Ward. He married Louis Basmann in 1942.
Other survivors include one sone, Gene Ward of Ann Arbor, Mich; one daughter, Patti Finney of St. Louis; two brothers, Homer Ward of Murphysboro and John Ward of Houston, MO; one sister, Alma Connelly of Tampa, FL; and six grandchildren
Agnes Louise Baxmann Ward (1917 - 2009)*
Pleasant Grove Memorial Park
Created by: Karen Braswell
Record added: Jul 20, 2009
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