CARRINGTON - Delbert Wescom, 85, Carrington, died Thursday, July 26, 2012, in a Carrington hospital.
He was born April 12, 1927, to Harry and Mabel Wescom, near Pingree. He married Betty Niess in April 1945 in Jamestown. She died in 1955. He married Beulah Lutz in 1956. She died on Sept. 20, 1991. He married Lois Hjelseth on July 12, 1993.
He served in the Army from June 1945 to 1947.
Survivors: wife; daughters, Carol Windjue, Jamestown, Beverly Reutter, Pingree; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; foster children, Darlene Wahl and Bonnie Bredahl, both Jamestown, Tina Berge, Williston, and Nyles Newling, Seattle; four stepchildren; 12 stepgrandchildren; 18 stepgreat-grandchildren; sisters, Harriet Wahl, Jamestown, and Mary Hiene, Le Mars, Iowa; brother, Richard, Jamestown.
Funeral: Monday, 10:30 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Carrington.
Burial: Pingree Cemetery.
Prayer service: Sunday, 7 p.m., Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.
Visitation: Today, 2 to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., all in the funeral home.