July 19, 1934 - July 25, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 am, Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Sartell for Delores S. Then, age 81, of Sartell who passed away on Saturday at the Talahi Care Center in St. Cloud. Fr. Tim Baltes will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery. Family and friends may call one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday.

Delores Susan Then was born July 19, 1934 in Le Sauk Township, Stearns County, Minnesota, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Traut) Then. She grew up on the family farm and lived there until her mother moved to the nursing home. Delores enjoyed going to Wacosa for over 30 years, taking part in all the activities there. She entered the Talahi Care Center in April of 2014. Delores was a life-long member of St. Francis Xavier Church and enjoyed clipping newspaper articles of people she knew.

Delores is survived by her brothers, Jerome (Esther) Then, Sartell; Donald (Agnes) Then, Avon; and Eugene (Phyllis) Then, St. Cloud. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and infant sister.