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Eugene Frederick 'Del' Deleplancque

Thursday, January 3, 2008

Aug. 27, 1936 - Jan. 1, 2008

Eugene Frederick "Del" Deleplancque of McCook died Jan. 1, 2008, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was 71 years old.

Del was born on Aug. 27, 1936, in Dacona, Colo., to Eugene and Helen (Dieck) Deleplancque. He graduated from Longmont High School in 1954.

He retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1978. He also worked for Micron Technologies in Boise, Idaho. After moving to McCook in 2000, Del became owner/operator of Unique Creations by Del. His ceramic shop gave him the opportunity to use his creativity and enjoy his customers.

Del was a member of the McCook Eagles. He was a lifetime car enthusiast and an avid bowler.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors include his son, Steven Deleplancque and wife, Bobbi of Thornton, Colo.; daughter, Kathy "Kasi" and husband, Scott Theakston of Grand Ledge, Mich.; his (babe), Patty Hall and her children, Chris Hall and Sarah and husband, Jay Williams, all of McCook; seven grandchildren; and two brothers, Armond Deleplancque and wife, Mickey of Phoenix, Ariz., and William "Bill" Deleplancque and wife, Janice of McCook.

Memorials may be given in his name to the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation for the Intensive Care Unit.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 a.m., at Carpenter Breland Chapel with Pastor John Strecker-Baseler officiating. A private family inurnment will be at a later time.

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