April 30, 1931 - September 6, 2017
Delmar was born in McDonald, Kansas to Peter Paris Threlkel and Ila Perkins. The family moved to Atwood, Kansas to work the Family Farm. They later moved to Marion, Oregon. Delmar attended Stayton High School. He married Gay Clearwater the family moved to Salem to live on the Clearwater Farm. The couple had three children Pamela, Tamela and Bret. Delmar worked at Boise Cascade and retired early to farm, which was his passion.
Gay passed away in 1991. Delmar later married Sadie Pfennig.
Delmar is preceded in death by his wife, Sadie. He is survived by his children, Bret (and Dianna) Threlkel, Tamela (and Ray) Brever and Pamela Carnes; grandchildren Nicholas G. Wieglenda, Adam Kinzer and Angela Taylor; great grandchildren Shakia Wieglenda, Ahlivia Sandlin Kinzer, Kylie Hammer, James Hammer, Mercede Taylor, Jasmine Taylor and Adam Kinzer, Jr.
Services will be announced. The family wishes to thank the Village at Keizer Ridge and Serenity Hospice for the great care they provided Delmar.
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