Geraldine “Dine” McAlpin Webster Dellenback died Sept. 15 in Jackson after a brief illness. She was 85. The following was provided by her family.
Dine was instrumental in the growth of the Davey Jackson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Jackson Hole as well as on a state and national level.
A long-time valley resident, Dine was active in many other community causes in Jackson, dedicating her life to the preservation of American history and enhancing the lives of those around her. Most recently, Dine participated in the dedication of the plaque placed at the Jackson Town Hall recognizing the life of Davey Jackson.
Dine joined DAR in 2007, served as the chapter regent in 2010 until 2016 and held many roles locally, most recently, chapter chaplain.
A tireless leader and learner, Dine also served many state leadership roles, such as vice chair, public relations and media, Americanism, membership, chaplain and president of the General’s Project.
Dine rose to being elected Wyoming state regent by 2018. Nationally, Dine was the vice chair of the DAR Scholarship program.
Dine traced her lineage back to eight Revolutionary War patriots: Solomon Adams, MA, Pvt.; Stephen Webster, MA, Pvt.; Jesse Pierce, MA, Pvt.; Moses Richardson, NH, PS; Daniel Richardson, NH, PS; Jacob Chase, NH, PS; Caleb Smart, Sr. NH, PS; William Hutchins, NH and MA, Lt.
Dine’s daughters Martha McAlpin Dellenback and Geraldine “Derrie” Dellenback Parker are members of the Davey Jackson Chapter. Dine is survived by two sons as well.
Her husband, Robert, predeceased her in 2016.