Delmer E. Little, 1929-2013


EAST ROCHESTER, Ohio — Delmer E. Little, 84, of East Rochester, died Oct. 2, 2013, in Webster, Wis. He was born July 14, 1929, at home in Wild Duck Hollow to Clyde and Mildred (Hahlen) Little.

He was retired as the owner of Wild Duck Hollow Farms which has been in his family for 106 years. He also retired from PCC Airfoils in Minerva in 1993 after 39 years of service.He is a member of the New Alexander Christian Church, West Twp. Ruritan Club, Columbiana County Farm Bureau, a graduate of Minerva High School and had been a technician for COBA.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Betty (Butch) Little who died in 2008, a granddaughter, Michelle Little and two infant sisters. He is survived by four daughters: Sandy Cooper of East Rochester, Cindy Wallace of East Rochester, Toni Miller of East Rochester and Wendy Larson of Webster, Wis.; two sons: Ronald Little of Kensington and Mike Little of East Rochester; two sisters: Martha Merrick of Canton and Linda Jones of Salem; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Oct. 9 at 11 a.m. in the New Alexander Christian Church with Tom Miller and Bob Laughlin officiating. Calling hours were held Oct. 8, from 5-8 p.m. at the church and one hour prior to services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church building or memorial fund. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at


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