John W. Delderfield
Holt - Age 96, passed away January 10, 2021. John was born on May 6, 1924 in Detroit, MI, the son of John and Anna Delderfield. John graduated from Sexton High School in 1943 and entered the U.S. Army after high school until 1946 with an Honorable Discharge. John married the love of his life, Betty Ann (Webb) on August 21, 1943 in Abilene, TX Army Base and they enjoyed 77 wonderful years together. John worked for Michigan Bell Telephone Company for 42 years and another 10 years doing phone work for the State of Michigan. They raised four beautiful daughters, Elaine (Jon) Grace of Fresno, CA, Linda (Mark) Whitney of Holt, MI, Carol (Gary) Bilow of Casa Grande, AZ and Jaclyn McDonald of Mt. Pleasant, MI; 10 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, 11:00 am, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. John Byers as Celebrant. Friends not able to join the family may join them virtually on the Funeral Home's Facebook page beginning 5 minutes before service time. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Palmer, Bush and Jensen Family Funeral Homes, Holt Chapel, 5035 Holt Rd. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. For those wishing, memorial contributions may be made to Immaculate Heart of Mary church in memory of John. Friends may send of condolence to the family on John's obituary page at www.palmerbush.com