Delbert E. Kitner

Apr 9, 2019
Kitner, Delbert


11:00 am Monday, April 15, 2019 at the American Lutheran Church, 801 Monroe St., La Porte City


2:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday, April 14 at La Porte City Funeral Home, 606 E. Main St., La Porte City and an hour prior to the services on Monday at the Church


West View Cemetery in La Porte City


May Be Directed to the Family.


Delbert E. Kitner, age 95, of La Porte City, died Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo.

He was born January 22, 1924 in Grundy County, Iowa, the son of Jess and Jennie (Kluver) Kitner.  Delbert was a graduate of Grundy Center High School and served in the U.S. Army.  He was united in marriage with Helen Abel on June 5, 1947 in Waterloo.  She preceded him in death on October 21, 2008.  He later married Alice Barber.

Delbert was a lifelong farmer, and also sold Vigortone Feeds for many years.  He was a member of the American Lutheran Church in La Porte City.  Delbert loved being in the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing and trapping.  He enjoyed caring for a variety of livestock over the years and loved his pets.

Survivors include his three children, David (Lynda) Kitner of Garrison, IA, Melody (Dave) Rodas of Lewiston, MO. and Wayne (Jo Morarend) Kitner of La Porte City; nine grandchildren, Ron Kitner of Central City, Dan Kitner of Cedar Rapids, Ross (Kaitlin) Kitner of Evansdale, Carey Ann Rodas of Lewiston, MO., Josh (Heather) Kitner of Florida, Amanda (Brad) Berry of Texas, Dan (Niki) Rodas of Spencer, SD., Jennifer De Vore of Maynard, Erica Rodas of Manchester; several great grandchildren including Emily, Jayden, Blayne, Zander, Gannon, Emily, Brody, Isabelle, Peyton and Danika and several great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Helen; and two brothers, Art and Edward Kitner.

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  1. Sue Bowers Yemmans | Apr 11, 2019
    So sorry to hear this! Love and prayers to you and your family. Sue Bowers Yemmans
  2. Debbie (Peterson)Poyer HOCVH | Apr 11, 2019

    I am so sorry for your loss. May you find peace and comfort in God's loving arms. 

    Debbie (Peterson)Poyer

  3. Gretchen Lassen | Apr 11, 2019
    My deepest sympathy to the family of Delbert Kitner.  Prayers and Hugs  !!

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