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Delbert L. Steffens

Feb 12, 2018

April 15, 1926 - February 11, 2018


Delbert L. Steffens, age 91, of Winfield, died Sunday February 11, 2018 at Sunrise Terrace Care Center in Winfield.

 

He was born April 15, 1926 to August and Alma Emke Steffens in Clarence, Iowa. He was a graduate of Oxford Junction High School and served in the Army with occupational forces in Japan following World War II.

 

He married Virginia Hansen February 21, 1948; she died September 26, 2016. He farmed in earlier years and worked for a fertilizer company in Oxford Junction. They moved to Winfield in 1971 and he worked for various fertilizer companies and retired from Terra International in Winfield. He later drove a school bus for W-MU school. He was a 50-year member of Good Faith Masonic Lodge, a member of Swedesburg Evangelical Lutheran Church, and enjoyed golfing and playing cards at Twin Lakes Country Club. He enjoyed sports and following grandkids' sports and music activities.

 

Survivors include: two daughters, Cindy (Dave) Lane of Ankeny, Iowa; Sherry (Mike) Honts of Winfield; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two brothers, one sister, and a grandson.

 

The funeral service will be Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Honts Funeral Home in Winfield, with the Rev. Mark Youngquist officiating. Interment will follow at Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 a.m. prior to the service. A memorial has been established for Sunrise Terrace Care Center.

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