Delmar was born November 6, 1938 at the family farm near Linn, KS, son of Clarence and Ida (Hiesterman) Uffman. He was baptized November 13, 1938 by Pastor K. Karstensen. He attended grade school at St. John's Palmer until 3rd Grade and then at Zion, Linn, confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church April 6, 1952 by W.G. Biel, and graduated from Linn High School in 1956.
Delmar was drafted into the U.S. Army, October 10, 1961 for two years. He took his basic training for eight weeks at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas. He had an additional eight weeks of infantry training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He was a member of the 1st Battle Group, 26th Infantry, serving at Baumholder, Germany. He was back to Fort Benning Georgia for three months and volunteered to go back to Germany for 90 days. He served in the reserves until honorably discharged on September 30th, 1967.
On May 14, 1967 he was united in marriage to Vera Klipp at Trinity Lutheran Church, Hanover, KS. They started their life together on their farm west of Linn. He was a lifelong farmer and stockman, farming with his dad after high school, and later on his own until his sons took over. He also worked at Hutchinson Mayrath in Clay Center for 21 years. He enjoyed bowling, playing Pinochle, and watching his favorite sports teams on television. He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren, and friends.
Delmar was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Ida Uffman, parents-in-law, William and Louise Klipp, brothers and sisters- in-law Harlan and Lorna Adam, Edwin and Paula Meyer, Arthur and Berniece Meyer, Norman and Darlene Scheele, Charles Turk, and George Warenko.
Survivors include his wife, Vera, and children, Stanton (Jessie) Uffman, Greenleaf, KS. Vickie (William) Wingfield, Wellington, KS, Lori Uffman, Manhattan, KS and Jason (Nikki) Uffman, Linn, KS; twelve grandchildren, Haley, Elise, Sofia, Justus, Avery, Amy, Elizabeth, Vanessa, Aaron, Rylan, Paizlee and Ruffin; four great-grandchildren, Camden, Marian, Autumn and Penelope. He is also survived by his sisters, Arlene Warenko, Bonnie Uffman, Ruby (Gary) Hauder, and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Family and friends were invited to join the family in the church basement for lunch following the interment.