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Delia "Dee" R. (Edwards) DeMary

September 6, 1944 ~ April 12, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Delia "Dee" DeMary Obituary

Delia “Dee” R. DeMary, 78, of Central City, passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at CHI Health – St. Francis in Grand Island. 

Funeral Services will be at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, April 17, 2023, at Jacobsen-Greenway-Dietz Funeral Home in St. Paul.  Reverend Jim Garfield will be officiating.  Interment will be in the Elmwood Cemetery in St. Paul. 

Visitation will be from 5-7 P.M. on Sunday, April 16, 2023, at Jacobsen-Greenway-Dietz Funeral Home in St. Paul.  Memorials are suggested to the family to be designated at a later date.

Delia “Dee” DeMary was born on September 6, 1944 in Ainsworth, NE to Clifford and Beverly (Conrad) Edwards. She attended St. Paul Public School and graduated in 1962. She met her husband to be, Paul DeMary, at a diner in St. Paul and they were married on February 3, 1963.

Delia had a love for baking, sewing, and sea salt caramels.  She had a passion for helping people and volunteering where needed.  She was a guardian for clients of Mid Nebraska Individual Services.  She collected “Denim Days” figurines.

She was survived by her husband of 60 years, Paul DeMary, Central City, NE; son, Paul (Tracy) DeMary, Belle Fourche, SD; daughters, Paula (Mark) Sargent, Grand Island, NE, Kelley Kai Central City, NE, and Keri DeMary, Central City, NE; brother, Clifford (Janice) Edwards, Bavaria, KS; a sister, Carol Hyman, Salina, KS; grandchildren, Derek Fishler, Jacob and Heather Fishler, Jordon and Tara Fishler, Arianna and Adam Hoffman, Logan and Miriah Paup, Dalton and Jess Paup, Ariel Paup and Cam Sciuga, and Colton DeMary;  great-grandchildren, Braxton Fishler, Brynlee Fishler, Nolan Litchfield, Lexi Fishler, Trey Fishler, Wesley Fishler, Ryder Paup, Royce Paup, Adaline Paup, Ellis Paup, Amelia Paup, Adam “A.J.” Hoffman, and Audie Hoffman.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifford and Beverly Edwards; a brother, Daniel Edwards, brother-in-law, Gail Hyman; and grandchild, Gaberial Fishler.


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April 16, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jacobsen-Greenway-Dietz Funeral Home
411 O Street
St. Paul, NE 68873

Funeral Service
April 17, 2023

2:00 PM
Jacobsen-Greenway-Dietz Funeral Home
411 O Street
St. Paul, NE 68873

April 17, 2023

3:00 PM
Elmwood Cemetery
1/4 mile south Adams St. on Jackson St.
St. Paul, NE 68873


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