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Nola Dehlin, 75, of Richland, died Oct. 25, 2004, at St. Elizabeth Health Services.
Her funeral will be Tuesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at Jacksonville, Ill.
Nola Aileen Dehlin was born on Dec. 5, 1928, at Morgan County, Ill., to Milford Collier and Bertha Lee Leeper Brummett. Nola was raised and educated in Morgan County.
She married her loving husband, Richard, at Anchorage, Alaska, in 1958. They were sealed for time and eternity in the Oakland Temple of the LDS Church. After living in Alaska, California, Utah, North Carolina, and Illinois, they settled in Richland, in 2001.
Nola was an active member of the LDS Church, serving as a teacher and compassionate service leader in the women’s Relief Society program. She loved teaching in Sunday school, which she did for many years.
She loved music, reading, and all animals — especially horses, dogs, and birds.
Survivors include her devoted husband, Preston Richard Dehlin; children, Sheri and Christopher Cannon of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, Gary and Jenipher Dehlin, of Halfway, David and Ann Evans of St. George, Utah, and Gregory Gray, of Pennsylvania; five grandchildren, Shawn, Josephine, and Emily Dehlin and Cara and Samantha Cannon; brothers, John Brummett of Mesquite, Nev., and Ed Brummett of Jacksonville, Ill.; and sister Francis Loomis of Camano Island, Wash.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, November 5, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor