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Delmer H. Davidson

March 21, 2015

Delmer H. Davidson 86, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Kansas Christian Home.  Delmer was born July 4, 1928 in rural Wann, Oklahoma to Sylvester “Bud” and Marguerite (Robinson) Davidson.  He spent his early childhood around Dewey and Bartlesville Oklahoma area.  He attended school in Eureka, Kansas.  In 1948 he joined the US Army receiving an honorable discharge in 1952.  He married Mildred Poole in 1969 following her death he later married Mary Alice (Barbour) Friesen on June 23, 1973 at Newton, Kansas.  Delmer worked in the oil fields of Oklahoma and Texas settling in Blackwell in 1968 where worked for Blackwell Smelter and the City of Blackwell until his retirement in 1991.  Delmar and Mary Alice moved to Newton in 1999 to be closer to family. Delmer enjoyed NFL football, NASCAR and traveling the United States.  He was a member of First Christian Church and the American Legion.


Delmer is survived by his wife Mary Alice Davidson of Newton; step son Richard Friesen of Newton, KS; one sister Doris Winget of Alvin, TX and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.


Graveside committal service with military honors will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Greenwood Cemetery Newton, Kansas. A memorial service will follow at 2:00 p.m. at First Christian Church in Newton with Pastor Gary Bell presiding. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday evening March 24, 2015 at Petersen Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church in care of Petersen Funeral Home. 

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