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 Delbert B Headley

Delbert B Headley

Birth
Garden City, Clark County, South Dakota, USA
Death 12 Apr 2005 (aged 96)
Webster, Day County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Webster, Day County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 13961791 · View Source
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Delbert Headley, 96, of Webster, died Tuesday, April 12, 2005 in a Webster Care Center.

Funeral services will be 10:30 am Saturday, April 16, 2005 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Webster. Rev. William Olsen will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Webster City Cemetery.

Delbert B. Headley was born November 11, 1908 on a farm northeast of Garden City, SD to Charlie and Maggie (Lien) Headley. Bert attended rural school in Maydell Twp. of Clark County through the eighth grade. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Clark, and was a member of Clark Center Lutheran Church.

On May 20, 1939, he was united in marriage to Cora Johnson at Grace Lutheran Church in Watertown. During their married lives, Cora and Bert lived & farmed in the Garden City area, until moving to Wallace where he farmed until his retirement in 1969. Bert & Cora then moved to Watertown where they resided until 1979 when they moved to the Piedmont area. Bert worked for various farmers and farmed most of his life. In 1989, Mr. & Mrs. Headley moved to Webster where they were active members of St. John's Lutheran Church.

Mr. Headley enjoyed hunting pheasants and deer, playing cards, and spending time with his family.

Bert will be sadly missed by his three sons and their wives, Wayne & Peg of Clark, SD; Larry & Helen of Sioux Falls, SD; Steve & Bonnie of Lily, SD; four grandchildren, Dawn, Nathan, Jan, and Heath; two sisters, Alice Headley of Garden City, SD; Marge & Merlin Alexander of Garden City, SD; several sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Cora; two sisters; three brothers.


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  • Created by: In memory of Scott
  • Added: 15 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13961791
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Delbert B Headley (11 Nov 1908–12 Apr 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13961791, citing Webster Cemetery, Webster, Day County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by In memory of Scott (contributor 46776086) .