James  DeLano
James "Jim" Arthur DeLano, of Baxter Springs, KS, previously from Miami, OK, passed from this life on November 5, 2019 at his home, he was 72.
Jim was born on April 22, 1947, to James Albert and Phyllis Louise (Myers) DeLano, in Wichita, KS. He graduated from Wichita East High School. He was a grocery store manager for Dillion's, Sav-Mor, and Lyle's IGA. He also worked for the Baxter Springs Police Department as a dispatcher. Jim served his country in the United States Navy from 1965-1969. He enjoyed collecting all types of sports memorabilia.
Jim married Leslie (McKinzie) DeLano in Baxter Springs. She preceded him in death on June 10, 2019.
Jim is survived by two sons. Scott DeLano and wife, Tracie, of Miami, Joey Sparks and wife, Allison, of Baxter Springs; three daughters, Kelly Orta and husband, Sean, of Bartlesville, Stacy DeLano and husband, Todd, of Stillwater, and Stacy Sparks, of Baxter Springs; one brother-in-law and friend, Keith McKinzie and wife, Karen; and one sister, Debra Simon. He is also survived by six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Jim is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and his brother, Craig DeLano.
No services are scheduled at this time. Jim's family has entrusted Derfelt's Baxter Chapel for cremation.
Online condolences may be made at www.derfeltfuneralhomes.com.
Published on November 10, 2019


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