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Obituary: Delma Eileen Burlew

Delma Eileen Burlew, age 83, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011. Delma was born Oct. 31, 1928, in Glen Elder, Kan.

Delma came to Kingman on July 28, 1943. She was a graduate of Mohave County Union High School.

She is survived by two sons, Larry L. Burlew (Linda) of Kingman and Leon A. Burlew (Linda) of Scottsdale. She is also survived by one sister, Beverly J. Slaughter of Tempe; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several cousins, nieces and nephews. Delma was preceded in death by her husband, Harold W. Burlew; her parents, Amos W. Shaeffer and Verma O. Shaeffer; and brothers, Darrel L. Shaeffer and Elwin A. Shaeffer Sr.

Delma was an honest, caring person and will be greatly missed by family and friends. Private services were handled by Sutton Memorial Funeral Home with a family memorial service planned for a later date.

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