Marlene K. Delk, 57

Marlene Kay Delk, 57, of Grinnell died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at her home after a lengthy illness.

A memorial service was held Dec. 11, at the Church of the Nazarene in Grinnell with Pastor Harley Schull officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in Hazelwood Cemetery in Grinnell.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Marlene Kay Delk Memorial Fund, 1203 Spencer St., Grinnell, Iowa 50112.

Survivors include her mother, Dorothy of Grinnell; four children, Lindsey and Nick Etter and Whitney and Jessie Ruple, all of Grinnell; four brothers, Lyle Helgeland of Mason City, Dennis and Gordon Helgeland of Marshalltown and Gene Montgomery of Sylmar, Calif.; one sister, Linda Carberry of Minneapolis; and seven grandchildren.