The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Jessie Vandeloo can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Select Candle
Jessie Vandeloo
In Memory of
Jessie Louise
Vandeloo (Armstrong)
1919 - 2018
Click above to light a memorial candle.

The lighting of a Memorial Candle not only provides a gesture of sympathy and support to the immediate family during their time of need but also provides the gift of extending the Book of Memories for future generations.

Obituary for Jessie Louise Vandeloo (Armstrong)

Jessie Louise  Vandeloo (Armstrong)
Jessie Louise Vandeloo, 99, of Atchison, KS died on Sat. March 17, 2018 at the Gran Villas, Atchison.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at the Becker Dyer Stanton Funeral Home with Rev. Craig A. Lantz officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memory Gardens, Atchison. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, March 20th at the funeral home. Memorial contribution ‘s are suggested to the Atchison Hospital Hospice or St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at

Jessie was born on Feb. 26, 1919 in Bendena, KS the daughter of John and Leatha (Myers) Armstrong. She graduated from Bendena High School in 1937 and worked for a short time as a cook for Central School. Jessie retired after 25 years as a clerk and service manager for the local Sear’s Store. She was a member of the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, the Meadowlark Club and enjoyed fishing, farming and riding horses. She received her wish to ride a horse again at the age of 97 and was featured in a Globe article about that experience provided for her by the Atchison Hospital Hospice.

She was married to Harold J. Vandeloo on Jan. 11, 1940 in Bendena, KS. Mr. Vandeloo preceded her in death on Jan 2, 1996. Survivors include two sons, Harold L.(Mary) Vandeloo, Atchison, KS, Charles E. (Pam) Vandeloo, Utica, NE, a daughter, Sharon L. Krick, Knox, IN, eight grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and eight great great grandchildren. Her parents, husband, and a sister, Ruby Handke, preceded her in death.
Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos