Dylan Allen Delaney, 17, of Mabel, Minn., died Wednesday, January 1, 2020, in Mabel, from injuries received in an automobile accident.
Dylan was born January 26, 2002, in Decorah, Iowa, to Daniel Delaney and Sarah Paul. He grew up in Mabel and had attended Mabel-Canton Schools, where he enjoyed playing sports and being with his friends. He enjoyed being outdoors, going camping with his grandma and grandpa, and hunting and fishing with grandpa Gary. He had a good heart and liked to help people out, and was good with little kids.
Dylan is survived by his parents Sarah Delaney (Tim Mengis) of Mabel, and Daniel Delaney of Mabel, two sisters, Danielle Paul (Nick Clark) of Spring Grove, and Dakota Delaney of Mabel; a niece baby girl Clark due in January; maternal grandparents Gary and Sue Morken of Mabel and Doug and Lorraine Paul of Phoenix, Ariz.; an aunt, Jeanette Paul of Mabel; uncles Randy (Patty) Banks of Cresco, Iowa, Don (Heidi) Banks of Rushford, Minn., Mark (Lynnette) Banks of Waucoma, Rick (Jeanette) Stockman of Preston; and several great aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Carol Banks.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, January 6, 2020, at the St. Olaf Catholic Church in Mabel. Burial will be in the Mabel Public Cemetery. Visitation will be 3–7 p.m., Sunday, January 5, at the St. Olaf Catholic Church and again 10–10:45 prior to services at the church. Memorials are preferred.
Mengis Funeral Home, Mabel is assisting the family.