|Williamsburg-Delmar H.E. Iburg was born April 11, 1925 near Williamsburg, Iowa, the son of Otto and Elsie (Newkirk) Iburg. He attended Immanuel Lutheran School. Delmar was united in marriage to Phyllis Sandersfeld on August 29, 1948 at Immanuel Lutheran Church. The couple had 50 wonderful years together. They lived and farmed in Iowa township for 35 years, until moving to Williamsburg in 1983. After farming all his life Delmar worked at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City on the maintenance crew for 14 years, retiring in 1997. During his retirement he enjoyed playing cards, bowling, gardening, mowing lawns and going to the Landmark Restaurant to meet with the AM coffee drinkers. He was a life time member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Delmar was a loving, father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather. Family was very important to him. He also enjoyed attending all family activities and gatheringís especially the 4th of July at Jasonís house. He will be greatly missed by all.
Delmar is survived by two sons: Gary (Brigitte) Iburg and Andrew (Lisa) Iburg all of Williamsburg; three daughters: Julie Iburg of Williamsburg, Peggy (Rick) Holtz of Kenosha, Wisconsin and Rachel (Jim) Higgins of Kennesaw, Georgia; nine grandchildren: Heidi Petersen, Jason (Angie) Iburg, Curtis (Darla) Iburg, Amy (Jeremy) Provin, Erica (Kyle) Gunderson, Christopher Holtz, Paige & Leigh Higgins and a step grandson: Michael (Jess) Higgins; eleven great grandchildren; two brothers: Robert (Elaine) Iburg of Williamsburg and Kenneth (Joleen) Iburg of Hudson, Wisconsin; three sister-in-laws: Elaine Wardenburg, Pat Sandersfeld and Joan Harlan) Heitman and two brother-in-laws: Louis (Helen) Sandersfeld and John Gerard. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Phyllis in 1998 and two brother-in-laws: Vern Sandersfeld and Orville Wardenburg and a sister-in-law: Evelyn Gerard.
Celebration of Life Service will be10:30 am Friday, May 7, 2010 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church near Williamsburg. Pastor Richard Meyer will officiate. Burial will be at the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Williamsburg. Memorials are for Essence of Life Hospice or Immanuel Lutheran Church. Messages and tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com under obituaries. |