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Delbert "Delbie" Klemme

May 11, 1960 — March 16, 2024


Delbert “Delbie” Klemme, 63, of Bellevue and formerly of Preston, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2024 surrounded by his family.  A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, March 22, 2024 from 5pm - 8pm at the Preston Town Hall, Preston, Iowa. A private family graveside service will be held at the Preston Cemetery.  Local arrangements are entrusted to Hachmann-Mier Funeral & Cremation Service in Bellevue. 

Delbie was born May 11, 1960, the son of Eldon and Doris (Roe) Klemme. He enjoyed a cold Busch Light, trail rides, a good game of euchre, side-by-side rides, and spending time outdoors.  Delbert lived a life devoted to farming, fun, and an unwavering commitment to his family and friends. He will be sadly missed by all. 

Survivors include his siblings, Peggy (Marty) Mancebo, Keith (Diane) Klemme, Nancy (Chuck) Bentley, and Dennis (Shelia) Klemme; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Delbie was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Karol Mootz; brother, Steve Klemme; nephews, Troy and Dustin Klemme; and niece, Joy Kaiser. 

The family would like to express gratitude for the compassionate care provided by the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Jackson County Regional Health Center, and Hospice of Jackson County. We are forever grateful for the dedication of Delbie’s lifelong friend, Craig “Volgie” Volquardsen.  

In honor of Delbie’s memory, the following individuals have been named honorary pallbearers; Todd Mangler, Jeff Gerlach, Doug Smithson, Bruce Weis, Virgil Kilburg, and Ricky Cunningham. 

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Delbie’s name. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at ( 

Delbie’s legacy will live on in the fields he tended, the lives he touched, and the hearts of all
who were fortunate enough to know him.

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Friday, March 22, 2024

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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