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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Obituary - Mary Delavan

Mary Delavan, 78 of Creighton, Missouri passed away February 14, 2021 at St. Luke’s East Hospital in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Cremation, with memorial services to be held at a later date.

Services under the direction of Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009). Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of donor’s choice. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

Mary L’Norah Delavan was born October 26, 1942 in Glenwood, Iowa to Darwin Edward and Lillian Norah Allbee Delavan. She grew up in Glenwood and graduated from Glenwood Senior High School.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, grandson J.T. Coates, and great-grandchild Avery Hope Vendelvelde. She is survived by her life partner Tammy Zeiler, brother Phil Delavan and wife Mary Jane, daughter Susan Moeckli and husband Ed, daughter Lesa Vendevelde and husband Ken, son John Whitehead and wife Michelle, daughter Becky McCoy and husband John, 20 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, three nieces, and by extended family members and friends.