Deloris Danburg

Deloris Danburg, 87, of Miller, passed away Friday, January 15, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Society in Miller.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church, Miller with Rev. Matt Richards officiating. Burial will be at G.A.R. Cemetery, Miller, at a later date. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the church.

Deloris was born September 14, 1928 in Redfield to Chester and Jennie May (Carl) Root. She lived with her family in Rockham until 1944 when they moved to Miller. Her father passed away shortly thereafter and Deloris quit school to help her mother around the home. On March 5, 1946 she married LeRoy Danburg. They lived in Midland Township where they farmed together and in 1962, moved to Miller.

Deloris worked at the Coral Lanes Bowling Alley, managed the restaurant at the Miller Livestock Salebarn, then was employed with LeRoy by the Miller School District as a custodian for twenty-one years.

Playing bingo and pinochle were some of LeRoy and Deloris’s favorite pastimes. You could always find her outside working in her flowers. They both loved to travel and visit with friends and family. Whenever you stopped in, the coffee pot was always on.

Grateful to have shared in her life include her daughter, Becky (Lyle) Resel of Wessington; four sons: Chet (Karen) Danburg of Carson City, Nevada, Steve (Carolyn) Danburg and Randy Danburg, both of Miller, and Terry (Lori) Danburg of Wessington; 12 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Lenore Ufen of Miller and Derla (David) Simons of St. Lawrence; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy; parents, Chet and May Root; stepfather, Emil Weber; two grandsons: Chet and Todd Danburg; sister and brothers-in-law: Ray and Rose Danburg, Ralph and Dorothy Freimark, Phyllis and Greely Losey, and George Ufen.

Reck Funeral Home of Miller has been entrusted with Deloris’s arrangements.

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