John H. Hallock, longtime resident of Delta, died April 3, 2017, at Good Samaritan Society in Loveland after a short illness. He was 98.
He farmed with his father and brother Hubert for many years east of Delta.
He married Phyllis Boyden and to this union two children were born. They later divorced.
In 1967, he married Pauline Connor. They moved to Buellton, Calif., in 1968 and returned to Delta in 1986. She preceded him in death in 2003.
He is survived by his sons, John Charles "Chuck" (Sherry Baumgart) Hallock of Tucson, Ariz., and Jim (Linda) Hallock of Loveland; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline; her children, Patsy, Carroll and Jeanne; a granddaughter, Dawn; brother, Hubert; and three sisters.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. May 27 at the Olathe Cemetery. A reception will follow immediately at the Delta Elks Lodge.
Delta Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) will be holding its annual fireworks show at Confluence Park on Wednesday, July 4, having received approval from Delta City Council at the council's June 5 meeting.
The DVFD has 28 volunteers and expects to have eight to 10 firefighters from Cedaredge join them this year.