Florence B. Delhey


Florence B. Delhey was born to eternal life on Friday, May 1, 2015 at the age of 91.

Florence was born on October 11, 1923 in Omaha, NE, to Charles and Ella (Krueger) Britt. She was a graduate of Creighton University and was employed as a stewardess for United Airlines before marrying her beloved husband of 49 years, J. Donald (Don) Delhey of Chicago on September 8, 1951. They moved to Delavan, WI in 1954 and were Delavan Lake residents for 40 years. They later moved to Fontana, WI in retirement.

Florence was a longtime member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Delavan and actively served on its Women’s Committee. She was also an active member of the Delavan Service League and the Williams Bay Questors. Florence worked at and managed the Lake Lawn Lodge women’s shop for a number of years. She was also an avid reader and book club member.

Florence was preceded in death by her husband Don, her parents, two sisters and a brother. She is survived by her daughter, Laura (Tom Mintal) of Lisle, IL; two sons, Duncan (Mary) of Waukesha, WI, and Chris (Marianne) of Lake Forest, IL; and four grandchildren, John Donald II and Anne Delhey, and Claudia and Sophie Delhey

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, May 9, 2015 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, 714 E. Walworth Avenue, Delavan, WI 53115. Visitation will be from 9:30 A.M. until the time of service on Saturday at the Church. Interment will be in St. Andrew’s Cemetery. Monroe Funeral Home, Delavan, is assisting the family. Please visit us at monroefh.com

Memorials in Florence’s name can be made to the St. Andrew’s Parish School or to Creighton University.

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