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Doleno A. Delinger,  Heartstrong

In 1885 Franklin County Nebraska Henry 49 and Mary 39 Dellinger have John 15, Dolen 8, and Carl 3. DAUGHTER

Delinger, Henry b. CA. 1842 of Jefferson Co.,Ia

Marriage: 12 NOV 1865 Corning,Adams Co.,Ia.
Spouse: Prather, Mary Jane
b. 18 MAR 1846 Jefferson Co.,Ia.
d. 28 SEP 1917 Happy Ville,Yuma Co.,Co.


Further down the page in 1885 are Frank and Josie Prather, with Elmer 3.  JOSIE HOMESTEADED NEXT TO DOLENO.

In 1900 Franklin County, Nebraska Delano, born September 1876 in Iowa, is with Mary, March 1846 Iowa, divorced.  Sister Pearl E. Aug 1882 Nebraska is with them.  Further down the census page is Otto Delenger Sep 1872 Iowa, a boarder with the Neal Marshall family.

Delano married Cora Ella Felker June 9, 1902 in Hitchcock County, Nebraska.

In 1910 Hitchcock County, Nebraska "Dolens" A. Delinger is 34, Nebraska, Cora E. 38 Illinois, Noel T. 5, Clifford B. 3, and Lila P. eleven months - all three born in Nebraska.

September 8, 1911 the Pioneer reported that D. Delinger of Trenton, Nebraska was one of five families arriving with cars.

 Doleno proved up two quarters in 26, 1S 47W in 1916.

Doleno Amsy Delinger registered in Yuma County, saying he was born September 4, 1876, and Cora Ellen was nearest relative.

In 1920 Happyville precinct they have Noel, Clifford, Delilah P., 10, and Truman D. 6. - he was born in Colorado.

Noel Delinger married Anna Willibay Feb 13, 1924.

Lila married Merle Strawder Nov 15, 1930.

In 1930 Dawes County, Nebraska "Doly" is 53, widowed, a laborer for the city, and Clifford, a carpenter  is still with him.

Cora is widowed in 1940 Yuma, and Clifford, a shoe repairman,  is with her

Noel is farming in North Yuma precinct in 1940, married to Anne W, 39, and they have twins Forest A. and Foster J. 14.

Truman is a clerk in a Yuma grocery store in 1940, married to Violet N., 24, born in Missouri, and they have Janice Y,., 3.

D.A. Delinger 1876-1949 is buried in the Yuma cemetery. 

Cora - Mar 5, 1872 - Dec 3, 1944 is buried in the Trenton Nebraska cemetery.

Abishai Ruppman Sailor and Ella E. Delinger were married 4 January 1884 in Franklin county, Nebraska. Abishai was born 3 April 1859 at Wakeman, Pike county, Ohio to Bennett and Nancy Kinney Sailor. He died 4 April 1912 in Bladen Nebraska and is buried in the Plainview cemetery near there. They divorced in 1909. Ella was born 15 March 1867 in Washington township, Adams county, Iowa near Carl to Henry Delinger and Mary Jane Prather Delinger. After the divorce Mrs. Sailor moved south of Yuma, Colorado about 1919 where she homesteaded. She moved to Denver about 1948 to live with her daughter Macie Brown. She died 3 June 1951 and was buried in the Otis, Colorado cemetery. They had three daughters, Adelma, Florence born 31 January and died 30 August 1953 and Macie born 29 April 1899 who resided at the Washington county Nursing home in Akron, Colorado in 1984.
Merle Ambrose Strawder, age 103 of Broken Bow, formerly of Scottsbluff passed away November 13, 2011 at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Broken Bow.

He was born July 31, 1908 in McCook, NE to Oliver and Dora Strawder.

Merle married Lila Delinger in Yuma, Colorado on November 15, 1930. Together they farmed and ranched in Yuma, CO near Hudson, CO and then in Marsland, NE until they retired in Scottsbluff. Merle and Lila Delinger were married 68 years.
Forest Delinger, 87, of Fort Collins, Colorado passed away January 27, 2013. He was born August 31, 1925 in Yuma, Colorado to Noel and Anna Delinger. He graduated from Yuma Union High School and received a Masters Degree from the University of Northern Colorado. Forest is a U. S. Navy veteran and served in World War II.
In 1948, Forest married Betty J. Berry in Sterling, Colorado and to this union three sons were born.
Forest started his teaching career in the Yuma, Colorado area. In 1957, he moved his family to Fort Collins, where he taught at Lincoln Junior High. He was a boys counselor at Lesher Junior High, principal at Timnath and worked in several administration positions. He worked his way up to Executive Elementary Principal and finished his career as principal of Wellington elementary, retiring in 1986.
Forest was a member of First Methodist Church in Fort Collins, The Optimist Club, Masonic Lodge, Fort Collins Lodge No 19, Shriners and Elks Lodge. He loved bowling and wildlife.
Forest is survived by his sons, David Delinger of Fresno, California and Steve (Davetta) Delinger of Fort Collins; grandchildren, Britnie Lynn (Ian) Kane of Nashville, Tennessee, Kailey Jessup (Brian) Keels of Charleston, South Carolina; great-grandchild, Maren Jessup Kane.
He was preceded in death by his wife Betty Delinger; son Kevin Delinger, twin brother Foster Delinger.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Allnutt Drake Chapel, 650 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins, Colorado. Interment will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Mended Hearts and the Masonic Home Association, in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 650 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins, Colorado 80526.

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