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Obituary for DeLorise Mae Tank (Langley)

DeLorise Mae Tank, 89, of Murphysboro, passed away at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Shawnee Christian Nursing Home in Herrin, Illinois.

DeLorise was born on December 12, 1929, in Lewiston, Township, Wisconsin, to Clyde Langley and Lola (Corning) Langley.

She was a housewife and a farmer's wife. She had also worked as a certified nurse's aide in nursing homes.
She liked to crochet and loved to put puzzles together.

DeLorise married Alburn Graves on August 8, 1953, and he preceded her in death in January of 2001. She later married Donald Tank and he preceded her in death on June 2, 2005.

She is survived by 3 children Diane Burke and her husband Mike Burke of Murphysboro, Dan Graves and his companion Linda of Edgerton, WI, and Deborah Schroeder and her husband Shawn of Marshall, WI;

ten grandchildren and twenty-four great grandchildren;

and one sister Bernie Stiefner of Rockford, IL.

She was preceded in death by three sisters Laoma Wills, Eleanore Topham, and Dorothy Ness, and her parents.

Her body will be cremated.

The family would prefer memorials be made to the American Cancer Society and may be made through the funeral home. For more information please visit