Delila Holderman, age 98, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017, in Billings, Mont.
A celebration of life will be held Thursday, March 23, at 1 p.m. at Bell Mortuary Chapel in Glasgow, with inurnment in the Hillview Cemetery in Hinsdale.
She was born on Jan. 15, 1919, in Hinsdale, Mont., to John and Matilda (Bundus) Rasmussen. She attended school in Hinsdale graduating in 1937. In 1939, she married Ray Holderman in Glasgow. To that union three sons were born, Raymond in 1940, Barry in 1948, and Robin in 1958. During the war, she was a welder in the Tacoma Shipyards. They later moved to Cupertino, Calif., and she was employed by Phillips Manufacturing until she retired in 1983. They continued to live in Cupertino until 2000 when they moved to Glasgow.
She was active playing cards with friends and continuing her lifetime passion of painting outdoor scenes. In the fall of 2011, she moved to Valley View Home, where she resided until her passing. She was honored to be crowned Harvest Queen 2013 at Valley View.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray, in 2001; two brothers, Kenneth Rasmussen and Wallace Rasmussen; and five sisters, Christina Harris, Ethel Partridge, Lee Barbour, Dawn McKee and Joanne Knutson.
Survivors include three sons, Raymond, Barry and Robin; one sister, Doris Reiber; three grandsons; and numerous nieces and nephews.