Delores L. Gulbranson

Jul 27, 1923 - Mar 12, 2014


Born July 27, 1923 in Albert Lea, MN and was delivered unto the Lord on March 12, 2014 at the age of 90.  Survived by her beloved husband Edgar, daughter Mariane Shoff (Bob), & son Eddie (Robin), grandchildren Rebecca Jones (Jerry), Nichole Roberts (Mike), Brian (Corinna), Danielle Greenhalgh (Michael), Delandra Williams (David), David Shoff (Danielle) and 17 great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by their precious 11 year old son, David Lee, her loving parents, her brother Gerald Hurley & sister Mariane Hurley.
Delores met Edgar in Sioux Falls, SD.  They married Jan. 24, 1943 and spent 71 years together.  While Edgar served overseas during WWII, Delores drove large military vehicles.  They moved to CA in 1946 & settled in Sacramento, then moved to Citrus Heights in 1956.  Delores loved being a homemaker, camping, family gatherings, teaching Sunday school & being active at church.
A visitation viewing will be held March 18 from 4-8 PM at East Lawn Mortuary, 5757 Greenback Ln, Sacramento, CA 19841.  A Celebration of Life will be held March 19 at 11:30 PM at Lutheran Church of the Ascension, 7607 Garden Gate Drive, Citrus Heights, CA 95621 with a luncheon following.  Remembrances may be made to Lutheran Church of the Ascension in Delores’ name.


  • Diane Schubert says:

    Sorry for your loss. Many happy memories of your family sojourns in the camper back to the Midwest to visit the family. I am so happy we were able to visit one more time in 2012. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Diane & Gene Schubert

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