DeLaine TomlinDeLaine Tomlin, 87, Jamestown, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Hospice, passed away on Monday, October 14, 2013 at Ave Maria Village in Jamestown where she had resided since May.
DeLaine was born on January 25, 1926 to Sebastian and LuLu (Heasley) Spangler on the family farm southwest of Eldridge. She grew up and received her education in Lenton Township and graduated from Jamestown High School. She attended Valley City State University and Jamestown College and received her teaching certificate. She then taught in a one-room schoolhouse in Sharlow Township. Other early employments included Jamestown Hospital, CH Carpenter Lumber and North Dakota Farmers Union.