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Evelyn Ruth Delk

Evelyn Ruth Delk, 93, of Hillsboro died May 1, 2012, at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita.

She was born Dec. 19, 1918, in Hillsboro to John W. and Martha (Schroeder) Warkentin. She worked as bookkeeper for Hillsboro Locker.

She married Clifford Delk on Aug. 8, 1940, in Hillsboro. He preceded her in death in 2004. She was also preceded in death by one grandchild.

She is survived by a son, Jim Delk of Hillsboro; four daughters, Kathy Schmidt of Park City, Margaret Tice of Marion, Bev Flaming of Pagosa Springs, Colo., Pam Abbott of Hillsboro; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Visitation with the family will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro.

Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro with Pastor Carl Helm and Pastor Loyal Martin officiating. Burial will be in Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tabor College or the American Diabetes Association. Condolences may be sent to the family online via

Last modified May 10, 2012