George Banks
(1852-)
Annie
(1854-Bef 1930)
Andrew Banks
(1889-1981)
Alma J.
(Abt 1894-)

Dorothy Irene Banks
(1921-2009)

 

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Marvin Marell Deselms

Dorothy Irene Banks

  • Born: 22 May 1921, Chase County, Nebraska
  • Marriage: Marvin Marell Deselms on 22 May 1940 in Chase County, Nebraska
  • Died: 30 Oct 2009, Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana at age 88
  • Buried: Green Lawn Cemetery, Lamar, Chase County, Nebraska
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Census, 1930, Nebraska, Chase County, Imperial Precinct, District 7, Image 3 of 5. Age 8 11/12 yrs.

Obituary, Oct 2009, Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana. Dorothy Irene DeSelms, daughter of Andrew and Alma Banks was born in Chase County, Nebraska, on May 22, 1921. After 88 years of spreading joy and laughter, she passed away in the comfort of her daughter's home in Greenwood, IN, on October 30, 2009.

A woman of great accomplishment, especially for the time in which she lived, she attended Chase County Schools graduating from high school in 1938. Dorothy received training in education, then called Normal Training, during her senior year of high school. After graduation she began a 15 year long teaching career within Chase County.

On May 22, 1940, Dorothy married her high school sweetheart, Marvin DeSelms. They resided on their farm south of Lamar, Nebraska. She managed the farm with the help of family since Marvin's passing in 1969. She is survived by her younger sister, Bonnie Spahn of Omaha, Nebraska; her daughter Julie Barkley and her husband Danny, of Greenwood, Indiana; her son Kelly and his wife Julia of Lincoln, Nebraska; her grandchildren by Julie \endash Tancy Holmes and Jalana Commerford of Phoenix, Arizona, and by Kelly \endash Janae, Krista, and Derek DeSelms of Lincoln, Nebraska; and three great-grandchildren, Madison, Hannah and Jeffrey Holmes of Arizona.

Her Brothers Donald and Herman Banks, Husband Marvin preceded her in death.

Dorothy was a devoted wife and mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and private person. Her family was the center of her life. She was loved and admired by a number of relatives and a host of friends.

She will be missed by all who knew her and loved her.

Social Security Death Index, 30 Oct 2009, Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana.

Name: Dorothy I. Deselms
Last Residence: 46143 Greenwood, Johnson, Indiana
Born: 22 May 1921
Died: 30 Oct 2009
State (Year) SSN issued: Nebraska (Before 1951)

Obituary, 2 Nov 2009, Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center. Dorothy Irene DeSelmes, daughter of Andrew and Alma Banks, was born in Chase County, Nebraska May 22, 1921. After 88 years of spreading joy and laughter, she passed away in the comfort of her daughter's home in Greenwood, Indiana on October 30, 2009.

A woman of great accomplishment, especially for the time in which she lived, she attended Chase County Schools, graduating from high school in 1938. Dorothy received training in education, then called Normal Training, during her senior year of high school. After graduation she began a 15 year long teaching career within Chase County.

On May 22, 1940 Dorothy married her high school sweetheart, Marvin DeSelmes. They resided on their farm south of Lamar, Nebraska. She managed the farm with the help of family since Marvin's passing in 1969.
She is survived by her younger sister, Bonnie Spahn of Omaha, Nebraska; her daughter, Julie Barkley and her husband Danny, of Greenwood, Indiana; her son Kelly and his wife Julia, of Lincoln, Nebraska; her grandchildren by Julie, Tancy Holmes and Jalana Commerford of Phoenix, Arizona; and by Kelly, Janae, Krista, and Derek DeSelmes of Lincoln, Nebraska; and three great-grandchildren, Madison, Hannah, and Jeffrey Holmes of Arizona.
Her brothers Donald and Herman Banks and her husband Marvin preceded her in death.

Dorothy was a devoted wife and mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a private person. Her family was the center of her life. She was loved and admired by a number of relatives and a host of friends. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 1:00 P.M. at the Liewer Funeral Home, 408 Court Street, Imperial, Nebraska, 69033. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 3 from 4 P.M. until 8 P.M. at the Liewer Funeral Home.

Interment will be at Green Lawn Cemetery, Lamar, Nebraska. Local arrangements were made by Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center in Franklin, Indiana.

Obituary, 4 Nov 2009, North Platte Telegraph. Dorothy Irene DeSelms

DeSelms, Dorothy Irene, 88, of Greenwood, Ind., died Oct. 30, 2009, in Greenwood, Ind. Memorials are suggested to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 10832 Old Mill Road Suite 2, Omaha, NE 68154. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Liewer Funeral Home in Imperial. Internment will be at Green Lawn Cemetery in Lamar. Online condolences may be sent to www.swartzmortuary.com. Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center in Franklin, Ind. are in charge.


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Dorothy married Marvin Marell Deselms, son of George Bennett Deselms and Jessie Fern Fuqua, on 22 May 1940 in Chase County, Nebraska. (Marvin Marell Deselms was born on 16 Jun 1920 in Lamar, Chase County, Nebraska, died on 16 Apr 1969 in Lamar, Chase County, Nebraska and was buried in Green Lawn Cemetery, Lamar, Chase County, Nebraska, C25-W2.)



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