Deloris M. Filbeck, LCC ’78-’79, passed away on April 22, 2020, at her home.
After graduating from high school, she attended St. John’s School of Nursing. She married Dr. David L. Filbeck, LCS Employee ’75-’81. He preceded her in death. Together they devoted their life to missions work in Thailand. David and Deloris established Christian Mission to the Orient as a sending agency for missionaries working in Thailand. They started a leadership training school that is now Lanna Theological Center in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Between 1975-82, while teaching at Lincoln Christian Seminary, they joined Al Hamilton to establish Pioneer Bible Translators while teaching at Lincoln Christian Seminary. She is survived by sons Dr. Ken Filbeck (Christine), Dr.David, LCC ’79-’82 Filbeck (Sharon), daughters Carmen and Catherine Filbeck, two brothers, eight grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.