Delphine A. Bennett
Delphine 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
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.