Barber County Kansas

The Barber County Index, February 5, 1942.

OBITUARY: Delma Dale "Tiggy" Sisk

Delma Dale Sisk, youngest daughter of Tom and Agnes Sisk, was born April 17, 1927 in Lake City, and departed this life January 28, 1942 in the Ninnescah Hospital at Pratt, Kansas, at the age of 14 years, 9 months and 11 days. This happy go lucky youngster was known as "Tiggy" to her relatives and many friends. She was baptized and became a member of the Methodist church in Lake City in the summer of 1940. Tiggy took an active interest in her school work and all activities. About two years ago she became afflicted with diabetes and during this time she submitted to the daily insulin shots and strict diet with amazing patience and forbearance. She became ill on Monday and lapsed into a diabetic coma during which everything possible was done, but nothing seemed to help, and she passed away at midnight on Wednesday. She was preceded in death by her father in 1935. She leaves to mourn her going her mother and 9 sisters, other relatives and a multitude of friends.

Delma Dale Sisk was a grandchild of James M. & Nellie I. Williams. She is buried in the Lake City Cemetery.


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