Delpha Irene (Brown) Nordhausen

    Delpha Irene (Brown) Nordhausen was born Dec. 29, 1926, to Andrew Jackson and Gertrude Orveta (Witt) Brown, on a farm north of Wauneta, Nebraska. As a youngster, Delpha attended the Garfield School reaching the fifth grade. She then moved with her family to the Hamlet, Nebraska, vicinity where she attended school through her junior year. Delpha continued her education in Wauneta, Nebraska, graduating from Wauneta High School in 1944.
    On Jan. 15, 1945, she was united in marriage to Ansel H. Brunkhorst. To this union three sons were born: Mickey Alan, Woody Ray and Loren Dale. After experiencing the loss of two infant sons, Woody and Loren, a son Ansel Lynn came to enrich the family.
    Delpha was married to Floyd Nordhausen on May 28, 1974.
    The couple engaged in farming and ranching retiring in Wauneta, Nebraska, in 1982.
    Delpha passed away Thursday morning at the Wauneta Care Therapy Center. She was 93 years of age.
    Survivors include sons Mickey (Gwen) Brunkhorst, Wauneta, Nebraska; Lynn (Rhonda) Brunkhorst, Wauneta, Nebraska; step-daughter Elizabeth Nordhausen and family, United Arab Emirates; grandchildren Kelly (Carey) Brunkhorst; Kimberly (Brandon) Kuykendall; Neil (Sara) Brunkhorst; Kari (Brian) Sprenger; Raelyn Brunkhorst; great-grandchildren Seth Brunkhorst; Alex Brunkhorst; Christien Kuykendall; Jaelyn Kuykendall; Logan Brunkhorst; Harper Brunkhorst; Peyton Sprenger; Taylor Sprenger; sister Annabel Pump of Venango, Nebraska
    Memorial services (private family only) will be held Wednesday morning, Sept. 30, 2020, 10:00 a.m. MT at the Redeemer Lutheran Church of Wauneta, Nebraska, with Pastor Keith Wellman officiating.
    Inurnment will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Wauneta, Nebraska
    A memorial has been suggested to the Brunkhorst Family for a future designation.
    Online condolences may be left at
    Liewer Funeral Home of Wauneta entrusted with arrangements.


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Wauneta NE 69045