Joyce Delana
Joyce Delana

Obituary of Joyce Margaret Delana

Joyce Margaret McMahon Delana died July 15 from natural causes.  She was born August 8, 1925 in Wendell, Idaho, to A.D. and Lenore McMahon of Jerome, Idaho.


She attended Jerome schools and graduated from the University of Idaho where she was a member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority and Phi Beta Kappa.


She married Sumner Delana on August 10, 1947. She was a member of the Boise Junior League, Grace Jordan's TALK group, the Elks Rehabilitation Center Auxiliary, the Boise Tennis Club, and the First Presbyterian Church.


She is survived by Brett and Charity Delana, of Anchorage, Alaska; Kent Delana of Boise; and Pat and Becky Delana of Boise, and four grandchildren. At her request, private family services will be held following cremation.


The family gives special thanks to Terese Sackos and the staff at Amber Lane for the care and comfort they provided for Joyce.

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