CULBERTSON -- Delores Darlene Dutcher, 75, died Tuesday (Nov. 23, 2004) at her home in Culbertson.
She was born Sept. 12, 1929, on a farm north of Gothenburg to Martin John and Lillian Ann (Beller) Ostendorf. She received her GED in 1978.
On March 4, 1955, she married Jesse M. "Dutch" Dutcher in Denver, Colo. Together they raised their two children, Lavone and Jesse. Delores was employed as a prep-cook for Mac's Drive-In for 25 years retiring in 1995.
She was a member of the Culbertson United Methodist Church and Veteran's of Foreign War Auxiliary.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Martin and Lillian Ostendorf; step-mother, Eunice Ostendorf; her husband Jesse Aug. 27, 1999; and brother, Max Burley.
Survivors include her son, Jesse Dutcher and wife, Rebecca, of McCook; daughter Lavone and husband, Anthony Rozmiarek of McCook; brother, Leo Ostendorf and wife, Deb of Eagle River, Alaska; sisters, Norma Jean Scott of Gothenburg, Mae Wallin of Hastings and Esther Sawicki of Lincoln; sister-in-law, Clara Margaret Aman of Cambridge; step-brothers, Cecil Kimball of Culbertson and Marlin Kimball of Ottawa, Kan.; step-sisters, Dorothy Cole of Ottawa and Delores Wagner of Colorado Springs, Colo.; uncle, Clarence Ostendorf of Gothenburg; nine grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Visitation will be Friday, from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Saturday 9-11 a.m. Friends may go online at www.carpenterbreland.com to extend condolences.
Funeral services will be Saturday, November 27, 2004, 3 p.m., at the Culbertson United Methodist Church with Rev. Daniel Spearow officiating. Burial will be in the Culbertson Cemetery.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.