James Bernard Delsman, third son of Charles H. Delsman, Sr., and Anna G. Delsman, was born June 28, 1928 in Ashland, Ore. He passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 21, 2015 in Ashland. James married Barbara Lewis September 23, 1995, and she survives as do her children: Donna Lewis, her daughter; and sons, James Lewis, Thomas Lewis, and Russell Lewis.
A rosary will be prayed at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 30, 2015 followed by the funeral mass at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Mountain Catholic Church in Ashland. Interment will be at Scenic Hills Memorial Park, Ashland.
James and his brother Charles H. Delsman Jr. operated the Pioneer Glass and Cabinet Shop on Oak St. in Ashland for many years until they sold the building and retired in 1994.
Among James' family he is predeceased by his parents, and three older siblings, Genevieve A. Hunger, Charles H. Delsman, Jr., and John T. Delsman. He is survived by his older sister, Mary Ann Delsman of Ashland; and three younger brothers, Robert L. Delsman (Carol) of Ashland, Thomas P. Delsman (Jeanne) of Myrtle Creek, Ore. and Joseph W. Delsman (Elaine) of Ashland.
Arrangements under the direction of LitwillerSimonsen Funeral Home and Crematory, Ashland, Ore.