Hastings Gazette, 23 November 1918
Miss Martha J. Delano died in Rochester on Monday, where she was being treated for mental trouble. She was born at Henderson, Ky., Oct. 23d, 1840, coming to Hastings about fifty years ago. A communicant of the Episcopal Church, she was a faithful member of St. Luke's Parish, finding her chief occupation in life in helping others. Her deeds of charity and of kindly help to the poor will long be remembered. With Sister Annette, Miss Delano was instrumental in founding and conducting the Sheltering Arms Orphanage in Minneapolis. Interment at her old home in Kentucky.
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