Delores E. Fey

Delores E. Fey, 86, Pipestone, died Friday, April 1, 2022 at Good Samaritan Communities of Pipestone.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 4 at the Woodstock Community Church in Woodstock.

Interment was in the Woodstock Cemetery.

Delores Elaine Fey was born to George and Gertrude (Tuinstra) Post on May 1, 1935 on a farm near Hardwick. As a small child, she moved with her parents to a farm west of Ruthton and two years later to a farm seven miles south of Tyler. She attended country school in District 44 of Lincoln County and then Tyler High School. After her graduation in 1952, she worked at the Okeh Cleaners in Pipestone.

On June 25, 1954 she married Merlyn “Mert” Fey at the Christian Reformed Church in Pipestone. Following their marriage they lived in Pipestone and Delores continued to work at the cleaners. When they moved to Tyler in 1955 she worked at the Ben Franklin Store. In 1961 they moved to a farm near Ruthton and Delores stayed at home to raise their children and also to help with the farm work. They bought a farm near Lake Wilson in 1968 and lived there until 1998 when they moved into Pipestone.

Mert preceded her in death on Nov. 16, 2011. After his death, she continued to live in Pipestone.

In October 2015 Delores became a resident at the Good Samaritan Communities in Pipestone.

She was a member of the Woodstock Community Church, formerly the American Reformed Church in Woodstock where she taught Sunday school, sang in the choir and volunteered with the Ladies Aid.

She is survived by her five children, Curtis (Kathy) Fey, Pipestone, Douglas (Pamula) Fey, Woodstock, Robin Smith, Marion, S.D., Brenda Fey (Dale Standish), Pipestone and Kimberly (Stephen) Becker, Staples; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one sister, Lois Fey, Pipestone; two sisters-in-law, Chris Fey and Sue Uilk; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mert; parents, George and Gertrude Post; three brothers, Donald, Clifford and Warren Post and three brothers-in-law, Allen, Calvin and Donovon Fey.

(Hartquist Funeral Home,

Pipestone Chapel)