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Delbert Junior Foltz

February 8, 1926 ~ August 19, 2019 (age 93)

Delbert Junior Foltz, 93, of Danville, formerly of Urbana passed away at 7:05 a.m. Monday August 19, 2019 at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday August 23 with a visitation starting at 9:00 a.m. at Renner-Wikoff Chapel & Crematory, 1900 S. Philo Rd., Urbana.  Marlin Fourman will officiate and burial with military honors will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Urbana.

Delbert was born in Urbana on February 8, 1926, the son of Delbert Jasper and Sarah (Hoy) Foltz.  He married Dorothy Sommer on March 28, 1946 in Champaign and she preceded him in death on July 15, 1999.  He is survived by his sons, Larry Foltz of Wallis, TX, Michael Foltz of Neasho, MO, Robert Foltz of Dallas, TX, daughters, Debbie Dillman of Mahomet, Nancy Foltz Koontz of Payson, AZ, Tina Foltz of Monticello, Terry Pratt of Philo, a brother Marion Raymond Foltz of Pesotum, sisters, Sarah Jeanette Fourman of Urbana, Laura Margaret Postelwait Wiese of Tuscola, Shirley Ann Sims of Clearwater, FL, sixteen grandchildren, twenty nine great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, brothers, Wilburn Marshall Foltz, Edward Wayne Foltz and a sister, Nancy Rachel.

Delbert attended Urbana High School and served in the U. S. Army during WWII with Company E 60th Infantry Regiment in Central Europe.  He was a baker for many years at Nichols Bakery in Rantoul and later in Champaign.  He enjoyed fishing, boating and hunting.  He will be remembered by his family for his love of playing chess, card games, Farkle, gardening and singing.

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