CARRINGTON Delores Elken, 87, Carrington, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in a Colorado Springs, Colo., hospital.
She was born Oct. 20, 1926, to John and Christine Whetham, near New Rockford. She married Gordon Elken on May 25, 1947, in New Rockford.
Survivors: sons, Gary, Coon Rapids, Minn., Terry, Centerville, Minn., Rod, Fairview, Mont.; daughters, Debbie Allard, DeLand, Fla., and Valerie Cooper, Colorado Springs; 19 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Saturday, 2 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Carrington.
Burial: Carrington Cemetery.
Prayer service: Friday, 8 p.m., Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.
Visitation: Friday, 2 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon, in the funeral home.