April 13, 1927 to May 25, 2018 - Delphine Alma (Walter) Bennett passed away on Friday, May 25, 2018.

Delphine A. BennettDelphine Alma (Walter) Bennett,

91, passed away on Friday, May 25,

2018. She was born April 13, 1927 in St.

Francis, Kansas to the late Herman and Elizabeth

Walter. She was predeceased by her husband of 63

years, Johnny Bennett, son, Alan, granddaughter

Shannon, and siblings, Chester, Willard, Berniece,

Violet and Irene.

She is survived by her children, Joan Tierney,

David Bennett and Karen Cupstid, sisters, Jean

Holboke and Norma Walter, brothers, Clarence and

Herman Walter Jr., eight grandchildren and five


Delphine's family moved from Kansas arriving in

the Portland/Gresham area in the mid-1940s.

Delphine met the love of her life, Johnny at a

Gresham High School football game. He was home

from the Navy and was attending the game with a


Delphine and Johnny lived in SE Portland,

Gladstone and finally settled in Milwaukie in 1962.

She loved spending time with her children and

grandchildren, enjoyed camping activities and she

was an avid sports fan. She enjoyed many trips to

several states, Hawaii being her favorite, and to

several countries.

Delphine was a Christian by faith. She had a

beautiful life, full of love, generosity and humor and

it will be celebrated. Please contact the family at

503-998-7407 or 727-215-9100 for details on when

and where her Celebration of Life service will be.

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