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Delmar Ewell

July 5, 1924 March 31, 2021
Delmar Ewell
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Delmar Ewell, age 96, of Harrisburg, Illinois passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021 surrounded by his loved ones at his residence. He was born on July 5, 1924 in Harrisburg, Illinois to Virgil and Maggie Heatherington Ewell. Delmar proudly served in the United States Navy. He attended the McKinley Avenue Baptist Church where he was a former Deacon and worked as a crane operator with the Local 318. Delmar was a St. Louis Cardinals fan, loved to garden and go fishing. He was married to Lela Mitchell Ewell of Harrisburg, Illinois and she survives.

Surviving are his wife, Lela Ewell. Son, Kimball and wife Rhonda Ewell of Harrisburg, Illinois. Daughter, Vickie Milstead and husband Jerry Cain of Eldorado, Illinois. Eleven grandchildren, Ryan Ewell, Byron Ewell, Kimberly Kamp, Leslie Ewell, Kate Rollman, Stephanie Hanley, Grant Twiss, Ginger Blue, Gerad Milstead, Tracy Stafford, Jeff Cain and twenty great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by both of his parents. Brothers, Douglas Ewell, Hal Ewell, Kimball Ewell and Lester Ewell. Sisters, Hazel Green, Jean Langdon, Helen Virginia Williams and Gaynell Morse.

Services will be 1:00 P.M. Monday, April 5, 2021 at the J. M. Weirauch Funeral Home Chapel in Harrisburg, Illinois with Rev. Billy Dye officiating. Burial to follow in Spring Valley Cemetery. Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Monday, April 5, 2021 at the J. M. Weirauch Funeral Home.

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Visitation

Monday

5

Apr

11:00 AM 4/5/2021 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 4/5/2021 1:00:00 PM
J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home

211 North Jackson St.
Harrisburg, IL 62946

J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home
211 North Jackson St. Harrisburg 62946 IL
United States

Service

Monday

5

Apr

1:00 PM 4/5/2021 1:00:00 PM
J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home

211 North Jackson St.
Harrisburg, IL 62946

J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home
211 North Jackson St. Harrisburg 62946 IL
United States

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Spring Valley Cemetery Final Resting Place

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Harrisburg, IL 62946

- Harrisburg 62946 IL
United States
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