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Deloris Lucille Bolander
Deloris Lucille Bolander

Deloris Lucille Bolander, 84, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017. She was born Aug. 16, 1932, in Sioux Falls, S.D., to the late William and Wilma Fehlhafer.

Deloris worked as a restaurant manager and owner. Her passion for the business carried on through retirement as she enjoyed going out for brunch and the socialization that came with it. Deloris loved life, laughter and her children.

Left to cherish her memory are her beloved children, Elwood Bolander (Betty), Sibyl Bishop (Jack), Brent Gates (Regina), Dyneen Hafics (Todd), Joleen Bolander and Koreen Widder (Jimmy); 13 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren; and life partner, Melbert Russell, and his children, Rusty, Marilee, and Marc and their families.

She was preceded in death by her former husband, Ellsworth B. Bolander.

It was Deloris’ wishes to have private family services. You may offer condolences to the family at