Wesley August Hulsebus
Wesley August Hulsebus, 88, of Donnellson, died on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at The Madison, in Ft. Madison.
Cremation has been entrusted to the Schmitz Funeral Home. A memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at the Schmitz Funeral Home, in Donnellson, with Rev. Bob Molsberry officiating. Following a luncheon at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, a private family graveside service will be held at the Evangelical Cemetery, in Donnellson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Central Lee Future Farmers of America. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzfuneralhome.com. Schmitz Funeral Home, of Donnellson, is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Hulsebus was born on May 30, 1928, at home in southeast Lee County, the son of Lawrence and Nora Hotop Hulsebus. On Oct. 17, 1948, in Lockridge, he married Jane Roth. She preceded him in death.
He was a lifelong farmer, electrician and businessman. He farmed with his father, worked for Conrad American, and then was self-employed building steel grain bins, installing bin fans, dryers and constructed grain handling equipment. He also spent many years harvesting lumber with his brother.
He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, in Donnellson.
He enjoyed league bowling, and playing cards with his wife and neighbor friends.
Hulsebus is survived by two daughters, Lori (Butch) Welch, of Donnellson; and Lee (Karl) Stuekerjuergen, of West Point; one son, Marshall (Marilyn) Hulsebus, of Donnellson; 10 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Jane; one daughter, Gail Sino; several great-grandchildren; one brother, Everett Hulsebus; and one sister, Irene Hulsebus Neff.