December 22, 2022
Ted Edwin Delka was born Sept. 1, 1939, the third child to Harold and Olive (Smith) Delka. Ted grew up going to country school south of Red Cloud and later in Nuckolls County. He went to work as a very young man for Clint Warnecke. He lived with Clint and Minnie for a time and learned a great deal about farming and caring for livestock from Clint.
In October of 1956, he enlisted in the US Army and was stationed in Japan and Korea. After his honorable discharge from the Army in November of 1959, he returned to Nebraska. On Feb. 1, 1960, he married Myrtie (Bailey). He worked iron for se...