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George Eugene Dellinger

July 14, 1926 May 14, 2019
George Eugene Dellinger
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Obituary for George Eugene Dellinger

George Eugene Dellinger, of La Junta, Colorado entered into rest Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at his home in La Junta, Colorado. He was born on July 14, 1926 in Ford County, KS, to George Earl Dellinger and Attilia Viola Counterman. He was 92 years of age.
On April 22, 1944, he married Martha Marie Livezey in Jetmore, Kansas. To this union were born 4 sons and 1 daughter. In his early working years George worked as a mechanic. He did construction work, and had a short stint with the Santa Fe Railroad. The rest of his work years were spent as a truck driver, where he hauled freight coast to coast, as well as a gasoline transport hauler serving Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico.
George's hobbies included tinkering with cars and trucks, fishing and hunting, specifically elk hunting. He and his wife Marie enjoyed camping with their travel trailer both locally and in the mountains, a place they both loved to visit. He and Marie also spent a lot of time with their grandchildren.
George is survived by sons Gerald Dellinger, Doug Dellinger, and Tim Dellinger, all of La Junta; brothers Joy Dellinger of Rocky Ford, and Jack Dellinger of Colorado Springs; sister Joan Cartwright of Colorado Springs; 8 grandchildren, 1 step-grandson, and 9 great-grandchildren; also numerous nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Attie; his wife Marie of 60 years, son Dwayne Dellinger, and daughter Viola Dellinger; 3 brothers and 2 sisters.
A Memorial Service will be held 10:00 A.M. Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the First Christian Church of La Junta, Colorado. Pastor Ron Skorick will be officiating. Online Condolences and Shared Memories can be made at johnsonromero.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Johnson-Romero Family Funeral Home.


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Service

Thursday

23

May

10:00 AM 5/23/2019 10:00:00 AM
First Christian Church of La Junta

109 W 5th St.
La Junta, CO 81050

First Christian Church of La Junta
109 W 5th St. La Junta 81050 CO
United States

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Location

Fairview Cemetery Final Resting Place

402 Potter Drive
La Junta, CO 81050

402 Potter Drive La Junta 81050 CO
United States
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