Delbert Hanner, Sr. Obituary

Delbert Wayne Hanner, Sr.
Delbert Wayne Hanner, Sr.
Delbert Wayne Hanner, Sr.

September 25, 1940 - March 3, 2012
Born in Sutherland, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Delbert Wayne Hanner, Sr., 71, passed away with his family by his side early Saturday, March 3, 2012 after a long battle with COPD and MS. Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm, Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at Iles Funeral Homes – Grandview Park Chapel. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Del was born September 25, 1940 in Sutherland, Iowa to Wayne and Frieda (Peterson) Hanner. He graduated from Des Moines Technical High School in the auto diesel program. He had worked as a welder and setup man for Pittsburgh Des Moines Steel, Massey Ferguson and Ryko Manufacturing.

On September 13, 1958, Delbert was united in marriage to Donna Lee Fowler and made their home in Des Moines. Delbert was a true "Mark Martin" Nascar fan. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and keeping tabs on his grandsons racing careers. His grandchildren and great grandchildren were the most enjoyable part of his life.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Donna; children: Delbert Jr., Tammy (Ron) Mosqueda, Elaine (James) May; grandchildren: Xylana Lynn, Colan, Coty, Jacob, Zachary, Joshua, Nicole, Chelsea; great grandchildren: Reece Mosqueda, Grace Mosqueda, Hunter Rectenbaugh; brother, Melvin (Bonnie) Hanner; sister in law, Carol Hanner; and many nieces and nephews. Special family and friends include Todd, Brenda, Katie and Sadie Woods. Delbert was preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Phillip (Ethel), Wilford Hanner; and his son Rodney.

Special thanks to Sue and Sharron with Mercy Home Hospice.

The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 pm Monday at the funeral home.

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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, March 5, 2012
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
1:00 PM
Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery
4400 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Tuesday, March 6, 2012