Dellamay Unruh,84, Bismarck, died January 3, 2019 at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Bismarck Baptist Church with Rev. Allen Finger officiating. Burial will be held at the North Dakota Veteran Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Monday January 7, 2019 at Bismarck Funeral Home.
Dellamay was born November 12, 1934 in Blue Grass, ND to Peter and Martha (Mindt) Ballensky. She attended school in Blue Grass. Della married Reuben Unruh on November 1, 1953 in Hebron, ND. They made their home in Bismarck where Della was a cook at Simile Middle School for over 25 years. She enjoyed entertaining and cooking for family friends especially during the holidays. She also loved doing arts and crafts and was a fashionista.
Della is survived by her children, Bonnie Benzinger, Houston, TX, Douglas (Bobby) Unruh, Bismarck and Brenda (Joseph) Spitz, West Chester, PA; grandchildren, Alysia (Jeff) Coppelman, Misty Benzinger, John Unruh, Nicole Unruh, Courtney Spitz and Thomas Spitz; great-grandchildren, Morgan and Aaliyah Unruh, Adrien and Marquis Gary and Nicholas and Ellie Coppelman; sisters, Mildred Holbrook, WA and Arlene (Dan) Anderson, Fort Myers, FL.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Reuben in 2014, her parents, her brother, James Ballensky and her sister, Martha Ballensky.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.