Dwight Hubert KrebillWritten by Theresa Rose on January 2, 2015
Dwight Hubert Krebill, 86, of Sunnybrook in Fort Madison, Iowa, formerly of Donnellson, Iowa, passed away at 5:34 p.m. Thursday, January 1, 2015 at the Fort Madison Community Hospital in Fort Madison, Iowa.
Born March 14, 1928 in Primrose, Iowa the son of Otto C. and Abigail (Schowalter) Krebill. On June 1, 1947 he married Mildred Edith Fett in Donnellson, Iowa. She preceded him in death on October 27, 2000.
Survivors include two daughters Debra Werning of Montezuma, Iowa and Carol Sturgeon of Spring, Texas, one son Craig (Susan) Krebill of Donnellson, Iowa. Eight grandchildren Kelli (Chris) Lechnir, Darin (Yan) Krebill, Theresa (Jon) Hohertz, Eric Werning, Becky (Tim) Heisdorffer, Abigail Sturgeon, Elizabeth Sturgeon, Christopher Krebill and Cassie Krebill. Eight great-grandchildren Olivia, Daniel, Kaylee, Courtney, Kara, Carter, Reese and Teagan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Mildred, son Douglas, two sons-in-law, two brothers and one sister.
Dwight was a graduate of Donnellson High School. He was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 4-H Leader, he was a director for Southeast Iowa Access Energy and Northeast Missouri Power Access Energy. He served on the Lee County Fair Board. He was a member of the Iowa Jersey Dairy Association, Iowa Soybean Association and Farm Bureau. Dwight enjoyed bowling, playing cards (especially euchre), fishing, visiting with friends over a cup of coffee and above all else spending time with his family was his greatest love on earth.
Friends may call after 12:00 p.m. Sunday, January 4, 2015 at Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson where the family will meet with friends from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. that evening.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 5, 2015 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Donnellson with Pastor Dean Moberg officiating. Burial will be at the Evangelical Cemetery in Donnellson.
Memorials may be made in his memory.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneral home.com The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements.