Service: Private services will be held for the family on Saturday, November 5th in Canton SD.
Pamela Jo Delvo, 71, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, October 21, 2022 at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls after a brief illness.
Private services will be held for the family on Saturday, November 5th in Canton, South Dakota.
Pamela Jo Delvo was born on September 11, 1951 in New Rockford, North Dakota. She was the second of five children born to Leonard and Mavis Delvo. She graduated from Canton High School in 1970 and attended Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota.
Pam lived in Canton and Sioux Falls. She worked at A&R Grocery, Citibank, Capital Cards and Sanford Hospital. Most recently she worked part time at Taco Bell and loved the community there. Pam attended Asbury United Methodist Church in Sioux Falls.
Pam knew no stranger, and had a gift of making people around her laugh and feel better about life. She was just fun!
Pam loved her cat, Cinna, watching the Hallmark Channel, and working on 1000+ piece Jigsaw puzzles. Chuck Norris drove her wild! He now has a mega fan watching from heaven.
Pam was preceded in death by her parents Leonard Delvo (1972) and Mavis Gibson (2017), an infant sister (1953), step-dad Marshall Gibson (2005), and step-sister Pat VanWyhe (2002).
Pam is survived by her brothers Mike (Cindy) Delvo in Sioux Falls, SD, Gary (Becky) Delvo in Watertown, SD, and sister Sandy (Charlie) Johnson in Spicewood, TX. She is survived by nephews Josh Delvo, Sean Johnson, Ethan (Lindsey) Delvo and nieces Haley (Shaun) Davis, Jes (Jordan) Miller, Rachel (Aaron) Spies and their families.
She is also survived by Marshall’s family: Gayle Franchere, Dale (Rhonda) Gibson, son-in-law Tom (Crystal) VanWyhe, and their families.
Pam was also a daughter of a Gunderson Girl. She is survived by Iva Johnson and Ruth (Allen) Veum and their families. And the extended Delvo family..
Her family will miss her unconditional love, her joy, and her kindness.
Arrangements by Andersen Funeral Home, Canton, South Dakota. www.andersonandsonsfh.com
33 messages have been left
I am saddened to hear of Pam’s passing. She always had a smile and she made the rest of us smile also. Class reunions won’t be the same without Pam. Sympathy to her family and to all who knew and loved Pam.
Dear Sandy, Pam talked about the fun she had at class reunions. Thank you for being kind to my sister❤️
I am so sorry to hear of Pams passing. She was such a fun and loving young lady. My sincere sympathy to all.
Dear Ila, We appreciate your kind words. We ‘ll miss her❤️
Hi cousins; She was one of a kind!
It gives me comfort knowing she has Been re/United with her MOM and Dad, May you all Find peace in the memories of Pam. Hugs to all!!
Dear Cindy, we feel your love ❤️. Being part of the Gunderson family is a blessing. We’re praying for Henry & you🙏
I am so sorry to hear of her passing. Pam and I were friends in high school. She always had a smile. We didn’t see much of each other these past years, but when we were together she was always good to be around. My sympathies to all her family.
Dear Karen, I remember Pam talking about your friendship when I was young. Thank you for your kindness to my sister❤️
Thoughts and prayers to all Pam’s family. She had such a happy personality Alicia VN Bockern
We appreciate your kind words, Alicia. We’ll miss our sister❤️
So sorry to hear about Pam. Hope you are all doing well.You are in our thoughts and prayers. Take care and God Bless.
Thank you for your kind words, Pat. We’ll miss our sister ❤️
I want to send my love and prayers. Pam was a special friend and Mavis and I were also. She was a lady with a smile and kind word for all. May she now be celebrating with her mom and dad in heaven.
Dear Sandy, I have fond memories of your kindness to my Mom and sister❤️ We appreciate your thoughtful words.
May you continue your works of love for eternity, Pam.
Thanks for your kind words about our sister and Jes aunt, Monique. You also serve as a reminder to play kindness forward. Bless you.
So sorry to hear of Pam’s passing. She always had a smile and a story. My sympathy to you all.
Thanks for the kind words, Cheryl. We’ll miss her smiles and stories too ❤️
I am saddened to hear of Pam’s passing. I worked with Pam at Sanford and loved her sense of humor. She never took anything too seriously and very rare didn’t have a smile on her face. My sympathies to the family.
We appreciate your kind words, Marsha. We’ll miss our sister❤️
so sorry to hear of Pam’s passing. I worked with Pam at Sandford. She was always smiling and made all of us laugh. She will be missed. Thoughts and prayers to Pam’s family.
Thanks for sharing this, Ann. It’s nice to know others felt Pam’s genuine kindness❤️
Mike, Gary and Sandy, So sorry to hear of Pam’s passing. As we all pray for loved ones to get well sometimes God has a different plan. Will keep you all in our thoughts.
Thanks Sterling. Our hearts are broken💔. I know she’s with Mom & Dad now…and likely dancing on some tables. Appreciate your kind words.
Jes and Sandy,
I am so sorry for the loss of your aunt and sister. I am so glad that our family got to interact with Pam during Jes and Jordan’s wedding weekend. Pam’s playful spirit and endearing demeanor will always be remembered. Sending hugs to both of you and praying that each of you find peace in your special memories of Pam.
Dear Jackie, thank you for your kind words. It meant everything for Jes & Jordan to be with us at the burial. Blessings to you.
My sympathy goes out to the family of Pam Delvo. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
We appreciate your kind words Ron. We’ll miss our sister❤️
Mike & Cindy,
We are sorry for the loss of Pam. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
So sorry to hear of Pam’s passing. Our parents were friends and we always had a lot of fun when our families got together. She was such a sweet person and she was always a lot of fun to be around. Heaven will enjoy her sense of humor!
Dear Pat, I have fond memories of our families too. We appreciate your kind words. We’ll miss our sister ❤️
So sorry to hear of Pam’s passing. Our parents were friends and we always had a lot of fun when our families got together. She was such a sweet person and she was always a lot of fun to be around!
Sorry to hear of Pam’s passing. She was a past client of mine and I always remember how kind of a person she was. God has one of the good ones sitting near by no doubt.