Delbert Bryan

Delbert Bryan

1929 - 2021

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Obituary of Delbert Bryan

Delbert George Bryan (Deb) of Richfield, MN passed away November 19, 2021 in the hospital with his family at his side.

Delbert was born in Spirit Lake, IA to George and Viola (Burke) Bryan. He graduated from Spirit Lake High School, worked the family farm, served in the US Army, then bought a farm in Lakefield, MN. In 1965 Deb became a family man marrying Gweneth Butler Naber (Dede) mother of four children Joe, Barb, Craig and Tony. In 1966 they had Debbie & he adopted Dede’s children. Following Delbert’s farming life he became a newspaper print man and catalog store owner in Jackson, MN, an insurance salesman and building maintenance supervisor in the Twin Cities area of MN and retired to Mesa, AZ in 1999. In December of 2020 Deb and Dede moved back to the Twin Cities.

Deb is survived by his wife Gwen (Dede); children Barb, Craig, Tony and Debbie; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. 

Delbert is proceeded in death by his parents George and Viola, sisters LaVonne (Clarence “Herbie”) Herbrandson and Lorene (Gerald) Mayou, son Joe, and granddaughter Cedar.

A Graveside Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 4th, 2022 at 11:00am at Lakeview Cemetery in Spirit Lake, IA with a Celebration of Life to follow at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Okoboji, IA in the Bayhill room.


Graveside Service

11:00 am
Saturday, June 4, 2022
Lakeview Cemetery
18th Street
Spirit Lake, Iowa, United States