Delores Ann Westphal

Delores Ann Westphal, age 83 went home to the Lord on Saturday, June 22, 2019. She was born on December 7, 1935 in Brookfield to parents Arthur and Mabel (Smith) Young. Delores was united in marriage on June 18, 1955 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Rubicon to Herbert Westphal.  She worked from 1956-1961 at Natural Casing Co in Hartford and spent most of her working years on the family farm.

Delores enjoyed playing cards, dancing, listening to polka, making patch-work quilts for all of her family. She also enjoyed baking and cooking for her family, tending her garden and mowing the lawn. Delores loved working with all the farm animals.

Delores is survived by her husband of 64 years, Herbert; four children, Diane (Bob Justmann) Firari, Debra (Bob) Roeseler, Dale (Sandra) and Duane (Sarah); eleven grandchildren, Shawn (Jamie) Westphal, Steve (Megan) Firari, Scott (Cory) Firari and Michael (Amber) Firari; Robyn (Bob Schilter) Roeseler; Matthew Westphal, Brooke (Kyle) Moran and Madelyn Westphal; Andrew (Kate) Christensen, Katelyn (Jake) Soltis and Kelsey (Carson) Faulkner; seventeen great-grandchildren, Trent (Sydney) and Tyler (Shannon) Westphal, Tiana (Christopher) Clucas, Logan, Wyatt Westphal, Kylee, Hailey and Eva Firari, Miles Firari, Jailyn and Jocelyn Schilter, Owen Moran, Landon and Reid Christensen, Devon, Jayden and Jaxon Soltis; one sister, Donna Kling; sister-in-law, Roseanne Westphal; also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Delores is preceded in death by her parents and parents-in-law; brother, Arthur (Caroline) Young; and brothers-in-law, Delmar (Dolores) and Alphonse.

Funeral Services for Delores will be held at Shimon Funeral Home, 824 Union St., Hartford on Thursday, June 27 at 6:00 PM with Deacon Allen Olson presiding. Visitation for family and friends from 4:00 PM until time of service. Condolences can be found at