Delorice May Yank

June 10, 1922 ‒ October 07, 2016

Delaware, Ohio

Delorice May Yank, 94, of Delaware passed away late Friday evening October 7, 2016 at the Bennington Glen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Marengo.

She was born June 10, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Frederick Preston Grogg and Matilda (Marshall) Grogg. She worked many years for Accuray in Columbus

In her younger years, Delorice enjoyed dancing and bowling and more recently cake decorating, but she was happiest spending time with her children and grandchildren and talked of them often. Ornery but sweet, she was a very caring, nurturing and selfless woman but also strict.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Jim (Sandy) Yank of Columbus, DiAnna (Doug) Crowl of Sunbury and Pamela (Victor) Olszewski of Delaware; 11 grandchildren, Jimmy and Tim Yank, Shane, Rob and Rick Wagner, Ken Crowl, Amanda Isganitis, Amy Allan, Kris Olszewski, Melissa Price, and Victor Olszewski; 13 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews with whom she remained close with.

In addition to her parents, Delorice was preceded in death by her husband Robert whom she met on a blind date, her brother Sylvester Grogg and 3 sisters Charlotte Hunter, Ruby Wilson and Midge Maple.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday October 18, 2016 from 5 – 8 pm at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware and where funeral services will be held on Wednesday October 19, 2016 at 10:00 am. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery in Columbus.

Contributions in Delorice’s memory may be made to Bennington Glen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 825 State Route 61, Marengo, OH 43334.

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve the Yank family.

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  • All of us Bennington are going to miss Delores. She could be so funny. We got lots of laughs from her. Pam and Diane you have my sympathy.

    • Thank you so much for the wonderful care you gave our mother. We will be forever grateful for your kind and loving attentiveness.

      Pam and DiAnn

  • Wanda and I will miss grandma, she was very special to us, we really enjoy the time, we had with her, we will miss her stories and her special jokes. Take care1