Delores passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at her home near Hillsboro, surrounded by her loving family and the care they provided, assisted by Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Delores Marie McNamee, daughter of Robert and Agnes Richards was born on the family farm at Argusville, North Dakota on November 4, 1934.  She grew up and received her education in Georgetown, and Moorhead MN.  She graduated from Moorhead High School in 1952.  She went to Interstate Business College in Fargo, ND and was employed at Ford Motor Company until Jan. 1956.

On the morning of February 11, 1956, Delores married Virgil A McNamee at St. John’s Catholic Church in Georgetown, MN.  Delores and Virgil farmed the family farm near Hillsboro, ND.  Delores was always very active on the farm and considered the financial genius who was key to keeping the farm going from year to year. 

She is survived by her husband Virgil, Hillsboro, 7 children: Katherine (Richard) Johnson, Arnegard, ND, Steve (Marcene) McNamee, Harwood, ND, Dianne (Richard) Nechiporenko, Reiles Acres, ND, Linda (Brian) Schnelle, La Center, WA, Tom (Elena) McNamee, Hillsboro, ND, Paul (Kristen) McNamee, Roseville, MN, Patricia (Kenny) Ste. Marie, Reiles Acres, ND and by 21 grand children and 8 greatgrand children.  She was proceeded in death by her brother Leonard (Donna) Richards, Fargo, ND and is survived by her sister Margaret (David) Jenny Fargo ND and her brother Charles (Elizabeth) Richards, Georgetown, ND.

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