Delma Elizabeth (Uhrich) Dible, 86, died Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Logan County Manor.
She was born Sept. 3, 1933, south of Oakley, to Jacob and Anna Uhrich, She was a 1951 graduate of Oakley High School.
She married Merle Dible on Oct.5, 1952, at the Oakley Christian Church. He preceded her in death.
She was a member of Oakley Christian Church working with many ministry efforts including VBS, teaching Sunday School, serving as Deaconess, and helping with Bible Bowl. She enjoyed helping with the churches Centennial celebration. She was a founding member of the Camilla Club and remained an active member throughout the organizations time. She was a member of Red Hats organization going on many day trips with them throughout the years. She enjoyed scrapbooking and documenting the actives that each organization was involved with.
She enjoyed documenting her class history and keeping up with the members of her class through helping plan class reunions and clipping articles and photos of her classmates and their families throughout the years. She enjoyed square dancing, photography, writing, traveling, including a very special anniversary trip to Europe and helping raise all the wonderful and unique animals on the farm. She enjoyed hosting all the various area school’s field trips each spring. Especially enjoyable was seeing the kids that they hosted return in later life with their kids and then their grandkids. She was a dedicated mother first and foremost. She treasured her children and grandchildren and embraced every moment with them. She enjoyed farm life and even the chores that went with it.
Survivors include a son, Clay Dible and wife, Jeannie, Wichita; a daughter, Nancy Bartell and husband, Don, Wamego; a sister, Glennis Boyd and husband, Lyle, Oakley; her grandchildren, Tina Hawkins, Dakota (Kaylin) Bartell; her great-granddaughter, Shyloh Hawkins; a brother in law, Harry Dible and wife, Lori; a sister-in-law, Judy Cooley; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Laura Ann Holmberg; a brother-in-law, Ted Holmberg; and a nephew, Nicholas.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Oakley Christian Church; burial in Oakley City Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Baalmann Mortuary, Oakley,
Memorials are suggested to the Oakley Christian Church-The Cave, Alzheimer’s Association or Logan County Manor in care of the mortuary.
Condolences can be sent to www.baalmannmortuary.com.