September 25, 1930 ~ November 20, 2020 (age 90)


Deloris Quaschnick, 90, of Wheatland, Wyoming passed away at the Platte County Legacy Home in Wheatland on Friday, November 20, 2020.  Graveside services are planned at this time, with burial to be at the Onida Cemetery in Onida, South Dakota on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 10:00 A.M.

Deloris was born to Howard & Olive (West) Weischedel on Thursday, September 25, 1930 on a farm in Sully County, South Dakota.

On September 18, 1949 she married Delmar Ripley in Onida and to this union five sons were born, Douglas (Kathy) Ripley, Darwin (Virginia) Ripley both of Pierre, South Dakota, Thomas (Dawn) Ripley of Caldwell, Idaho, Barry (Eva) Ripley of Wheatland, and Merlin (Kim) Ripley of Sheridan, Wyoming. 

Delmar passed away in 1975 in Glendo, Wyoming.

Deloris remarried on October 2, 1989 to Walter Quaschnick in Reno, Nevada and made their home in Herreid, South Dakota.  Her ten stepchildren and grandchildren were all incredibly special to her.  

Deloris had lived in Onida, Herreid, Glendo, Rapid City, South Dakota, and her final home was in Wheatland, for the last ten years.

Deloris’s early years were spent on farms working alongside Delmar.  For numerous years after Delmar’s death Deloris either owned or worked in the motel industry and later at the livestock barn in Herreid.

Deloris’ faith in God was especially important to her.  She was baptized January 7, 1990 in Herreid at the Baptist Church and at the time of her death she was a member of the Memorial Baptist Church in Wheatland.

Survivors include sons, Douglas (Kathy), Darwin (Virginia), Thomas, Barry (Eva), Merlin (Kim); nine grandchildren, Richard, Amy, Brett, Alicia, Steve, Kevin, Dustin, Derek, and Tel; fourteen great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Doris Weischedel; and numerous family members of the Quaschnick side of the family.    She was preceded in death by husbands, Delmar and Walter; longtime friend, Hank; grandson, Brian; daughter-in-law, Dawn; and brother, Gerald. 

Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland are in charge of the arrangements. 

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Graveside Service
November 24, 2020

10:00 AM
Onida Cemetery, South Dakota, Onida

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