Delbert D. Thiesen, 68, of Goessel, died Sept. 14 in rural Goessel.
Born Aug. 18, 1942, at home in rural Goessel, to Daniel and Esther (Franz) Thiesen, he was a machinist and scrap metal buyer.
He was married to Marjorie Boelk and was a member of St. Luke Presbyterian Church of Newton.
His wife preceded him in death earlier this year.
Survivors include two sons, Duane of Gainesville, Texas, and Darryl of Goessel; two daughters, Tammy Boon of Bismarck, N.D., and Daynna DuFriend of Andover; two brothers, Kenneth of Doland, S.D., and Alvin of rural Goessel; three sisters, Lucille Base of rural Tampa, Geneva Price of Newton, and Evalena Androes of Walton; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be at a later date.
A memorial has been established with AGAPE Senior Center of Goessel.