Delmer E. Little

MINERVA – Delmer E. Little, 84, of East Rochester, died Wednesday in Webster, Wisconsin.

He was born July 14, 1929 at home in Wild Duck Hollow to Clyde and Mildred (Hahlen) Little.

He was retired as the owner of Wild Duck Hollow Farms which has been in his family for 106 years. He also retired from PCC Airfoils in Minerva in 1993 after 39 years of service. He was a member of the New Alexander Christian Church, West Township Ruritan Club, Columbiana County Farm Bureau, a graduate of Minerva High School and had been a technician for COBA.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty (Butch) Little, who died in 2008.

He is survived by four daughters, Sandy Cooper of East Rochester, Cindy (Terry) Wallace of East Rochester, Toni Miller of East Rochester and Wendy (John) Larson of Webster, Wisconsin; two sons, Ronald (Susan) Little of Kensington and Mike (Sue) Little of East Rochester; two sisters, Martha Merrick of Canton and Linda (David) Jones of Salem, 16 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the New Alexander Christian Church with Tom Miller and Bob Laughlin officiating. Calling hours will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the church and one hour prior to services.

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