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Delphi Linette Hallfors

10/03/1934 - 12/27/2021

Delphi Linette Hallfors, 87, of Virginia, passed away Monday, December 27, 2021 at Essentia Health-Virginia.

Delphi was born October 3, 1934 in Duluth to Oscar and Jennie (Peterson) Lorentzson. After graduating from the Cotton High School she worked at the Halfway House in Cotton. Then she worked at Cluet and Peabody for several years, sewing men’s shirts, until they closed. When Arrow Shirt Factory opened she worked sewing on shirts and also took care of the factory store, until it closed.

She married Lester Hallfors on June 7, 1952 in Cotton. When she lived in Cotton she had a farm where she raised beef cattle. When she had to give the animals feed she would put it in a pail and on a fork. Then she would tell the animal, “if you want this move over,” and the animal would and she would push it in front of it. She didn’t like to be near animals.

When she moved to Wolf she went to school to be a nurse’s aide and worked for St. Michael’s Nursing Home in Virginia. She retired from there after 22 years. After retiring, she spent winters in Arizona for 11 years. She also belonged to the Wolf Homemakers.

Delphi was a master seamstress. She had a sewing room at home where she sewed clothes for a lot of people. She got lots of compliments on her work. If everyone could have a wife like Delphi, what a great world it would be. This was a lady that could not just sit, she had to be doing something. Delphi was a good person.

Delphi is survived by her husband, Lester; sisters: Delores (Robert) Randall, Darlene (Sid) Riendahl, Darilyn Bjork; brother, Delbert (Suzanne) Lorentzson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Delphi was preceded in death by her parents; brother-in-law, Steve Bjork; numerous aunts and uncles.

A Memorial service will be held Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the Riverside Chapel in Forbes at 12:00 pm with visitation beginning one hour prior to the service. A luncheon will be held at 1:00 pm.

Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia.

3 thoughts on “Delphi Linette Hallfors”

  1. Sharon and Larry Stimac says:

    Uncle Lester: Our sincere sympathy in the loss of Delphi. She was such a kind lady with fantastic sewing and cooking skills. I will miss my occasional chats on the phone with her. Love and hugs.

  2. Lynn Swanson says:

    Uncle Lester, Delphi was the best of everything. I will always cherish the wonderful memories. Heaven gained another angel. Rest in peace Auntie Delphi. I will keep you in my heart forever. Love Lynn

  3. Anita Fusco says:

    I have a lifetime of memories of this dear sweet lady who always put others before herself. I have endless gratitude for the role Auntie Delphi played in my life. Through many years we grew to be good friends and she was always there with a gentle touch and a kind word or just to cheer me on. I look around my home and I can find touches of her everywhere, now even more precious. I will miss her more than words can say. I hope she knows how deeply she was loved.
    Love Anita

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Saturday 01/22/2022 at 12:00 PM
Riverside Chapel, Church Lane, Forbes, MN, USA

Visitation begins at 11:00 AM