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Delia (Mergenthal) McGhee

October 30, 1953 - July 08, 2017

Funeral - Saturday

July 15, 2017
- 3:00pm

Wildeman-Boulger Funeral Home

Visitation - Friday

July 14, 2017
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Wildeman-Boulger Funeral Home


Wildeman-Boulger Funeral Home, Hillsboro

Delia (Mergenthal) McGhee

October 30, 1953 - July 08, 2017


Delia (Mergenthal) McGhee

Delia passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Eventide Lutheran Home in Moorhead, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Delia Jenine Lillian Mergenthal was born on October 30, 1953 in Grand Forks, ND, the daughter of Willard and Lillian (Watne) Mergenthal. She grew up on the family farm near Hillsboro, ND. She attended school in Hillsboro and completed her schooling in St. Paul, MN where she graduated from High School.

Delia made her home on the farm near Hillsboro for many years. She loved her time on the farm and cherished every moment spent with her family. She was always there for them offering her love and support. She had a special love for all animals, especially her beloved cats. Throughout the years she worked various jobs in the Hillsboro area. In 2001 she moved to West Fargo, ND to be closer to her family. Delia was diagnosed with cancer in the fall of 2016 and fought a courageous battle for nearly a year.

Delia is survived by her sister, Lilas Olson of West Fargo; and her brother, David Mergenthal of Mankato, MN; and many very dear nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willard and Lillian; and her siblings – Jennings Mergenthal, Judith Freeland, and Larkin Mergenthal.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 3 PM Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Wildeman-Boulger Funeral Home in Hillsboro
VISITATION: 5-7 PM Friday at Wildeman-Boulger Funeral Home – and also one hour prior to the service in the funeral home on Saturday
BURIAL: Immanuel Cemetery near Hillsboro


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6 responses to “Delia McGhee”

  1. Geri Chenze says:

    So ss

  2. Geri Chenze says:

    Sorry about your.loss my.prayers go out to the family may she rest in peace she was always.there for me.when things got tough.
    She was a person that would.help.anyone out if they needed.help
    May she rest in peace she will be greatly missed she loved.life.and helping people

  3. Dee Ann Svaleson Baker says:

    So very sorry to hear this. Prayers to family. She was a great lady.

  4. Don Foss says:

    My sympathy to Delia’s family. She was such a nice person. She was my classmate in Hillsboro and in confirmation at OSLC. She was liked by everyone. God Bless .

  5. Deb Eblen says:

    So sorry to hear of Delia’s passing. She was a classmate and bus mate when we were in elementary school. She was a kind gal who always spoke well of others. God bless our memories of her!

  6. Sue Mjoness Bugge says:

    So very sorry to hear of Delia’s death. She and I were classmates. She was very quiet but had a great smile! I’m sure she will be missed by her family and loved ones!

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