Delwin W. Lamps

August 16, 1919 ~ April 24, 2020 (age 100)


Delwin W. Lamps, 100, of Arlington, died April 24, 2020 in Manor Court of Peru.

Private services will be in the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle with Rev. Mike Slutz, pastor of Hollowayville  United Church of Christ officiating.  Burial will follow in the Mausoleum at Peru City Cemetery.

Mr. Lamps was born in Dimmick Township on August 16, 1919 to Albert and Hannah (Meisel) Lamps.  He married Mona Rett on October 3, 1940.  This October they would have celebrated 80 years of marriage.  He was a member of Hollowayville United Church of Christ, Mendota Elks and Farm Bureau.  Delwin enjoyed traveling with Mona to dances, especially Chicago.

Mr. Lamps is survived by his wife Mona, one son, William (Marilyn) Lamps of Oglesby; three granddaughters, Traci Hancock, Tammy Miskell and Carrie Rossi; ten great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by one sister Arlene Lamps.

Pallbearers will be Tom Hancock, Roger Miskell, Jack Rossi, Jim Walsh, Jeff Doll, and Jim Lower. 

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