Delores Dummermuth

Delores Dummermuth


Delores Dummermuth, 87, of Elgin, Iowadied Monday, June 3, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society in West Union, Iowa.  Delores Elaine, the daughter of Dale and Laura (Clark) Knox, was born June 30, 1931 in Hawkeye, Iowa. She graduated from Randalia High School and attended Pitzi’s Beauty School in Waterloo.  Delores was united in marriage with William Andrew Dummermuth on October 15, 1950. Three children, Ranae, Jay D. and Dee J., were born to this union.

Delores and William lived and farmed near Elgin, Iowa.  They retired and moved into Elgin in 2011.  In addition to helping on the farm, Delores worked as a teacher’s aide for several years with Valley Community Schools and also worked at Hardee’s in West Union.

Delores was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church and U.M.W. in Elgin. She also belonged to the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed playing Bingo and belonged to a few card clubs with her husband, William.

Delores is survived by her children, Ranae Bickett of Fargo, North Dakota; and Dee J. Dummermuth of Elgin, Iowa; daughter-in-law, Judy Dummermuth of Waterloo, Iowa; eight grandchildren, Zachary, Cameron, Tyler, and Wade Bickett, Marc Dummermuth, Amy (Alex) Corkery, Angela (fiancé, Justin Mather) Dummermuth, and Andrea Dummermuth; and two great grandchildren, Rosalynn and River Corkery.

Delores was preceded in death by her husband, William; her son, Jay D. Dummermuth, and her brother, Gene Knox.


Graveside Services will be held at a later date in the Elgin Cemetery.


Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elgin, Iowa is helping the family with arrangements.

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