Delbert Hans Wille, age 88, of Winona, Minn., went to rest in the loving arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, May 16, 2013, after suffering from severe back and heart problems.
Delbert was born on November 8, 1924, to Carl and Dorra Wille. He grew up in Pierce, Neb., and moved to Winona, Minn., when he was about 12 years old. He was united in marriage with Helen Bublitz, and they had 63 wonderful years together.
He was a member of St. Martinís Evangelical Lutheran Church. Delbert was employed for many years at Archer Daniel, until it closed. He then worked as a custodian for St. Matthewís Church and School and also worked part-time for Miller Felpax, until his his retirement.
Delbert is survived by his loving and caring wife, Helen Wille, Winona, Minn.; sons, Gary (Karen) Wille, New Berlin, Wis., and Leslie (Mary) Wille, Wanamingo, Minn.; grandsons, Jeremiah (Cecia) Wille, Port Washington, Wis., Jordan (Kathy) Wille, Milwaukee, Wis., Sean Wille, New Berlin, Wis., and Michael (Megan) Wille, Red Wing, Minn.; great-granddaughters, Julia Madeline, and Claire Wille, Port Washington, Wis.; brothers, Jerry (Mary Lou) Wille, Jacksonville, Fla., and Duane (Catherine) Wille, Sidney, Ohio; special great-nephew, Don (Nancy) Wille; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins in Nebraska, South Dakota and Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Donald (Vivian) Wille.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2013, at St. Martinís Evangelical Lutheran Church. The Reverend Richard A. Moore will officiate.
Delbert will be laid to rest in St. Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Hart Township, Minn.
Visitation will be held at St. Martinís Evangelical Lutheran Church, on Saturday, June 1, 2013, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.
Online condolences or memories may be left for Delbertís family at www.watkowski-mulyck.com
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