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Delmar E. Moorhous

Monday, July 24, 2006

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Jan. 20, 1919 - July 22, 2006

Delmar E. Moorhous, 87, died Saturday (July 22, 2006) at Community Hospital in McCook.

 He was born on Jan. 20, 1919, at Naponee to Charles Fay and Minnie Margaret (Leimbach) Moorhous.  He graduated from Culbertson High School in 1936.

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 On Sept. 5, 1941, he entered the US Army. He served during World War II in Northern France and Rhineland as auto mechanic.  He was honorably discharged on Nov. 25, 1945.

He lived a short time in Denver, Colo., where he was a janitor for the Denver Schools.  He returned to the McCook community where he was employed at TRW, the East Sale Barn and Producer's Sale Barn until his retirement.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Culbertson and past-commander and lifetime member of the Culbertson VFW Post No. 6219. 

Preceding him in death were his parents, Charlie and Minnie Moorhous; two infant siblings, two brothers, Melvin Moorhous and Wayne Moorhous and his wife, Mary; two brothers-in-law, George Olson and Harold Swartz; and one sister-in-law, Carol Ann Moorhous.

Survivors include his two sisters, LaVerne Olson of Englewood, Colo., and Bethene Swartz of Grand Junction, Colo.; two brothers, Don Moorhous and wife, Thelma, and Keith Moorhous all of Culbertson; numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral service will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Brad Rick officiating.  Burial will be in the Culbertson Cemetery with full military honors.

Visitation is today until 5 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.  Friends may send condolences to www.carpenterbreland.com.

Memorials may be given in his name.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.