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Delbert R. Moore

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Birth Date: February 1, 1919
Death Date: August 8, 2011
Age at Death: 92

Marriages

Lois Merline Clark - July 31, 1940
at Duncan, Oklahoma

Burial Details

Cemetery Name: Olathe Cemetery
Cemetery Location: Olathe, Colorado
Mortuary Name: Crippin Funeral Home, Montrose, colorado

Obituaries

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel page 5B - August 11, 2011
Delbert R. Moore, age 92, formerly of Olathe, Colorado, passed
away early Sunday morning, August 7, 2011 at the V.A. Medical
Center in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Delbert was born February 1, 1919 to Charly E. and Georgia Lee
(Harlas) Moore in Pottawatamie County, Oklahoma, where he received
his education. At the age of 18 he enlisted in the United
States Army, serving his country 16 years during WWII from 1937
to 1953. He was honorably discharged, with injuries and granted a
Purple Heart Award. Delbert married Lois Merline Clark, July 31,
1940 in Duncan, Oklahoma. They had moved from Elm Springs, AR
where they had resided for 20 years. The two moved to Olathe in
1999 where they made their home until Lois' time of death, on September
18, 2002 at her home in Olathe. Following her death, Delbert
moved from Olathe to Clifton for a short time, before moving to
Retreat at Palisade where he made his home for the next three years.
Delbert loved gardening, growing flowers and vegetables, and loved
to travel. He planted and raised over 100 chestnut trees that he
would pick and sell for many years.
Surviving family members include his sons, Roy (Leila) Moore of
Farmington, AR; Donald (Inda May) Moore of Tontitown, AR;
three daughters, Merline Ramsey of Cheyenne, WY; Debra
Gustafson of Minturn, CO; Georgianna (Robert) Manzanares of
Eagle, CO; two brothers, Charley Moore of Medford, OR, and Fred
(Billie) Moore of Klamath Falls, OR; 13 grandchildren; 16
great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren
A Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 2:00
p.m. at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service with
Military Honors followed the service at the Olathe Cemetery, in
Olathe, CO. Condolences may also be sent to the family at
www.crippinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction
of Crippin Funeral Home & Crematory, Montrose, CO.
Vail Daily page A11 - August 11, 2011
Delbert R. MOORE, 92, formerly of Olathe, passed away early Monday morning at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Grand Junction
Delbert was born Feb. 1, 1919, to Charly E. and Georgia Lee (HARLAS) MOORE in Pottawatamie County, Oklahoma, where he received his education. At the age of 18, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving his country 16 years, including during World War II, from 1937 to 1953. He was honorably discharged with injuries and granted a Purple Heart Award.
Delbert married Lois Merline CLARK on July 31, 1940, in Duncan, Okla. They had moved from Elm Springs, Ark., where they had resided for 20 years. The two moved to Olathe in 1999, where they made their home until Lois' time of death, on Sept. 18, 2002, at her home in Olathe. Following her death, Delbert moved from Olathe to Clifton for a short time, before moving to Retreat at Palisade, where he made his home for the next three years.
Delbert loved gardening, growing flowers and vegetables, and he loved to travel. He planted and raised more than 100 chestnut trees that he would pick and sell for many years.
Surviving family members include his sons, Roy (Leila) MOORE of Farmington, Ark., and Donald (Inda May) MOORE of Tontitown, Ark.; three daughters, Merline RAMSEY of Cheyenne, Who., Debra GUSTAFSON of Minturn, and Georgianna (Robert) MANZANARES of Eagle; two brothers, Charley MOORE of Medford, Ore., and Fred (Billie) MOORE of Klamath Falls, Ore.; 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held Tuesday at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel in Montrose. A graveside service with military honors followed the service at the Olathe Cemetery in Olathe. Condolences may also be sent to the family at www.crippinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Crippin Funeral Home & Crematory in Montrose.

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