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Delbert W. L. Kietzer

February 19, 1928 — August 22, 2007

Delbert William Louie Kietzer was born February 19, 1928 in Pleasant Mound Township, Blue Earth County, MN to Ludwig and Minnie (Urban) Kietzer. He attended parochial school at St. John's Lutheran School-Willow Creek. Delbert farmed with his father until being drafted into the US Army. He was kept safe from active duty in Korea due to the untimely death of his father, resulting in an early honorable discharge in 1951. He continued farming on the family farm. On June 8, 1968, Delbert was united in marriage to Irene Schwardt at St. John's Lutheran Church in South Branch, rural St. James, MN. They farmed and had a dairy in Blue Earth County until he retired in 1990. Delbert was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church-Willow Creek, rural Vernon Center, MN and the Lewisville American Legion Post 561. Mr. Kietzer died on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at the Hillcrest Health Care Center, Mankato, MN. Delbert is survived by his wife, Irene, Lewisville, MN; one daughter Darlene Kietzer and fiancé Chris Schauer, Mankato, MN; two sons, John Kietzer of Lewisville, MN and special friend Heather Alcott, Robert Kietzer and his wife Hollie, Fargo, ND; one sister, Ruth Snelson, Bartow, FL; one brother, Donald Kietzer, Vernon Center, MN; one brother-in-law, Jim Hegwood, Mason City, IA; and numerous nieces and nephews. Delbert was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Evelyn; one brother-in-law, Graydon; and one niece, Marilyn.
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