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Wife, mother, grandmother, soon to be great-grandmother, and friend died on Friday, August 10, 2018, at the age of 77. She was born in Hebron, NE on February 6th, 1941, to Elden and Lorraine Philippi of Byron, NE. She moved to Bruning, NE, when she was 2 years old. She was baptized and confirmed in Trinity Lutheran Church, Bruning, NE, and graduated from Bruning High School in 1959. She was united in marriage to Robert Deterding of Hebron, NE, February 14, 1960. To this union, a daughter and four sons were born. She was a stay-at-home mother until all of the kids were in school. She enjoyed working outside with her flowers and gardening. She also enjoyed traveling in their RV and finding antiques. She was preceded in death by her father, Elden Philippi, and mother, Lorraine Philippi, and grandfather, Ed Rippe, and grandmother, Elisabeth Rippe. Survivors include her loving husband, Robert Deterding, 5 children, Bruce (Julie) Deterding of Wichita, KS, Lori Greene of Wichita, KS, Mark (Tammy) Deterding of Hays, KS, Todd (Christine) Deterding of Lindsborg, KS, and Brian (Melanie) Deterding of Greensburg, KS, 11 grandchildren, Kyle (Katy) Deterding, Kelby (Adam) Veenis, Adam Deterding, Nick Deterding, Ethan Deterding, Emily Deterding, Kate Deterding, Jordan Greene, Taylor Greene, Brady Deterding, and Brock Deterding.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 16th, from 1:00pm to 8:00pm at Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home in Belleville, with family greeting friends from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00am on Friday, August 17th, at the American Lutheran Church in Belleville, Kansas, Pastor Ethan Feistner officiating. Interment to follow at the Belleville City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Tammy Walker Cancer Center or to Hospice. Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home of Belleville is entrusted with arrangements.
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