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Verleen Delano

November 20, 1931 — December 22, 2018


Verleen Delano

November 20, 1931     December 22, 2018

Verleen Delano was born November 20, 1931 on a farm southwest of Aline to Hughie and Alice Stevens Huffman and passed from this life on December 22, 2018 in Enid

Verleen attended Elm Flat and Oak Dale Grade Schools and graduated from Cleo Springs High School.  She was a member of Aline Christian Church.  She and Dean M. Delano were married June 28, 1949 at Cherokee.  They lived in and around Aline and Cleo Springs Communities until 1958 at which time they moved to Ringwood.  They owned and operated Ringwood Sundries and after they sold this business, Verleen continued to work for the new owners.  Then in 1963 she went to work for the oil company south of Ringwood.  She worked for Livingston Oil Company, Ladd Petroleum and Cross Timbers for a total of thirty-eight years, retiring in January 2001.  In 2005 she moved to Enid where she attended the Cedar Ridge Wesleyan Church.

Verleen is preceded in death by her parents, Hughie and Alice Huffman; her husband, Dean; a twin sister, Colleen and a brother, Jimmie.

Those who survive are two daughters, Karen Carter of Enid and Pam Mendenhall and husband, Rob of Wichita, Kansas; five grandchildren, Ronnie Dean Robinson of Helena, Angela MacKinnon and husband, Clint of Edmond, Brandi Gibson of Enid, Bodie Fenton and wife, Lori of Helena, Nikki Clark and husband, David of Waukomis; eleven great-grandchildren, six great- great grandchildren; nieces and nephews; cousins and a host of friends.

Funeral service for Verleen Delano will be Friday, December 28, 2018 at Cedar Ridge Wesleyan Church in Enid at 10:00 a.m.  with burial to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Meno.  Arrangements are by Lanman Funeral Home, Inc. of Helena.  Viewing will be at the funeral home in Helena on Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. with family present 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Facebook:  Lanman Funeral Home Inc.

Memorials may be made to Aline Christian Church, Cedar Ridge Wesleyan Church of Enid or Ringwood Fire Department through the funeral home.

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Friday, December 28, 2018

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Cedar Ridge Wesleyan Church

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