Delores A. Billmeyer, 84, of Mabel, died Thursday, July 18, 2013, at the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel.

She was born April 29, 1929, in Caledonia to Emil and Hattie (Tessmer) Klankowski. She attended the Duffy School in rural Caledonia. She worked in Winona and Mansfield in Spring Grove before working at Tweeten Health Care in Spring Grove where she worked 29 years, retiring in 1994.

On May 19, 1967, she married Frank Billmeyer. They lived and farmed near Riceford.

She was a member of the Mabel First Lutheran Church and enjoyed gardening, flowers and cooking.

She is survived by a daughter, Theresa (Jon) Hoppmann of Dalton, Wis.; a granddaughter, Emma; three brothers and a sister, DuWayne Klankowski of Caledonia, Donald Klankowski of Spring Grove, Norma Kuecker of Caledonia and Paul (Elaine) Klankowski of Zumbrota; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Frank, on Nov. 5, 1991.

Memorial services were held on Monday at the Mabel First Lutheran Church in Mabel with the Rev. Mary Waudby officiating.

Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel assisted with arrangements.