Dighton- Delmar Dale Whiting, 86, died Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Lane County Hospital in Dighton. He was born on March 2, 1931 in Lane County the son of Ira S. & Lyda (Mallory) Whiting. He married Jannan L. Bradstreet on September 11, 1955 in Dighton.
Delmar graduated from Dighton High School in 1949. From 1952 to 1955 he served in the United States Marine Corp where he was a Sergeant while stationed in Korea. After his discharge he returned to Lane County where he was a life long farmer. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dighton, American Legion Post # 190 & the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed hunting and taking fly fishing trips to Colorado.
He is survived by his Wife- Jannan L. Whiting of the Home, 3 Daughters- Debbie & Dennis Dowell of Dighton, Cindy Bell of Lakin & Margaret & Saeed Siavoshani of Rolling Hills, Michigan, Son- Scott & Lynette Whiting of Dighton, Brother- Clark Whiting of Fort Worth, Texas, 14 Grandchildren & 13 Great-Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Son- Doug Whiting, 2 Sisters- Elaine Walker & Donna Dutoit & Brother- Basil Whiting.
Memorial service will be at 11:00 AM Friday at the First Baptist Church in Dighton with the Rev Jonathan Herald officiating. Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church in care of Boomhower Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com
Boomhower Funeral Home P.O. Box 891 Dighton, Ks 67839 620-397-5792