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Dr. Delbert Wieben

Friday, October 28, 2011

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Funeral services for Dr. Delbert Wieben, 74, of Everly, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at United Methodist Church in Everly. Rev. Dr. Jo Frahm Watkins will officiate the service.

Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, with family present from 6-8 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Everly.

Interment will take place at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly.

Dr. Wieben passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at his home in Everly.

Del was born Feb. 17, 1937, in Spencer Hospital, the son of John and Lucille (Barron) Wieben. He was raised and educated in Everly graduating in the class of 1955. After graduation he attended Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Del married Donna Emmert on June 9, 1957, at the Royal Methodist Church, following their marriage, he farmed in the Everly area with his father, John. He attended Palmer Chiropractic College in Davenport, Ia., and graduated in 1974. He started his practice in January of 1975 in Mapleton, Ia., and also had a satellite office in Ankeny, Ia., where he eventually resided until he retired in 2002. Del and Donna moved back to the Wieben family farm in 2002. They also enjoyed spending the winter months in their home in southern Texas.

Del was a devotional husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. His family was the most important part of his life which he cherished each and every one of them and had special moments with them all. He was an active member of Everly United Methodist Church, Commercial Club and the American Chiropractic Society. In his spare time, Del enjoyed golf, sports, working in the yard on his John Deere tractor and taking care of his baby kitty.

Del is preceded in death by his parents; and one son, Douglas John Wieben.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Donna of Everly; two sons and their wives: Dean and Tami Wieben, of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Dennis and Judi Wieben, of Ankeny, Ia.; grandchildren: Jamie Wieben of Ankeny, Ia., Nicky Christopersen and husband, Jason of Whiting, Ia., and Chase Larson and Austin Ferraro - both of Corpus Christi, Texas; great-grandson, Curtis Wieben Stinson Jr., of Ankeny, Ia.; and sister, Barbara Johnson, of Punta Gorda, Fla.

Warner Funeral Home of Everly is in charge of arrangements.