Donald “Wab num dah” Delg Obituary

 July 11, 2013


LAWRENCE- Donald “Donnie” R. “Wab num dah” Delg, 65, of Lawrence, KS passed away unexpectedly July 10, 2013. He was born December 21, 1947 in Holton, KS the son of Salvador and Mary (Wishkeno) Delg.

Donnie attended Bell Grade School on the Potawatomi Common Land and graduated from Burbank High School in Burbank, CA. After graduation, he proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He had lived in the Lawrence area for over 25 years where he was a bus driver for the Lawrence school district.

Donnie was a member of the Drum Religion and Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.

Survivors include his mother, Mary Delg of Lawrence, KS; a sister, Barbara Ferguson of Green Valley Lake, CA; 2 brothers, Dale Delg of Topeka, KS and Darrell Delg of Lawrence, KS and many nieces and nephews.

Drum services will be Saturday evening, July 13, 2013 at the Danceground Building on the Potawatomi Common Land west of Mayetta, KS. Burial will be Sunday afternoon in the Wishkeno Cemetery. Mercer Funeral Home in Holton is in charge of arrangements. To leave a special message for the family, please visit