Delphia Kulm passed away September 23 surrounded by her family at the Katherine & Charles Hover Greenhouses in Longmont, Co, where she and her husband of 67 years, Martin, resided. She was born February 11, 1932 in Leola, South Dakota to Lizzie and Fred Rueb.
Delphia and her husband Martin both graduated in 1949 from Leola High School. They were married on February 12, 1953, while Martin was in the Air Force, stationed at Castle Air Force base in Merced, California.
They lived in San Jose, California, then Bend, Oregon, and then onto Colorado where they lived first in Sterling and then Loveland. After coming to Colorado she worked alongside Martin in administration of nursing homes; Rose Arbor in Sterling and Sierra Vista in Loveland. Delphia was the bookkeeper at both facilities.
After retiring in Loveland, Colorado she spent her time traveling with family, lots of camping in their motorhome, as well as working in her garden. But she really enjoyed hosting her family and friends as she was a wonderful cook.
Delphia is survived by her husband, Martin; son Jerome Kulm of Longmont, CO; daughter Ronna Buckley of Littleton, CO; sisters Lorraine Binder and Delilah Laune both of Loveland, CO; 4 grandchildren Ben Buckley, Bryce Buckley, Corey Kulm, Natalie (Eric) Cullen; and 3 great grandchildren Trinity Buckley, Violet Kulm and Porter Cullen.
Delphia was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Alvin, Edwin, Herbert, Erwin; sister Estella Fowler and son Danny Kulm.
A graveside service will be held at the Loveland Burial Park on Monday October 5th.
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