January 25, 1939 - April 20, 2017 Mary Ophelia DeLacour age 78 of Stockton passed away on April 20, 2017 of natural causes. Born in Texas January 25, 1939.
Mary and her family made their home in Stockton in 1954. Later raised her own family for 20 years in Stockton. She worked for Diamond Walnut and in the canneries seasonally.
She loved singing, in the 1960’s she walked to KJOY to sing on the radio weekly, joined a band and continued singing for a while. She loved making quilts for her family and friends, cooking, playing bingo, pinochle, gardening and living a loving life. She also found time to manage a girls softball team in the 70’s “the Banditas” for Fremont Bobby Sox.
In the 1980’s Mary moved to Missouri and built her own farm, as she always loved the country life. She later lived in various places: Stockton, Missouri and Illinois. Family was very important to her. She will be dearly missed by everyone!
Survived by three daughters Brenda Brockl of Stockton, Cindy Hoedebecke of Illinois and Billie Krueger of Missouri, 7 Grandchildren, Samantha, Steve, Sabrina, Marybeth, Breana, Brandon and Cody, 4 great grandchildren, Alexis, Alyssa, Kaylee and Andrew, 2 Sisters Carolyn and Paulette.
There will be a graveside service on May 3, 2017 at Cherokee Memorial Park in the Garden of Freedom at 1:00 pm. Celebration of life to follow the service.