"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Updated July 4, 2017


Delbert Frederick Boese

June 3, 1931—June 27, 2016

Delbert F. Boese age 85 of Lincoln died on Monday, June 27, 2016 in Lincoln. He was born on June 3, 1931 in Pickrell, Nebraska to Edwin and Mabel (Barett) Boese.

Delbert attended Nebraska School for the Deaf and graduated on May 25, 1951. 

A memorial service was held on Friday, July 1, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at First Plymouth Congregational Church, 2000 D Street, Lincoln.

Preceded in death by his mother and father, Edwin and Mabel Boese, sister, Pearl Waterbury, spouse, Patricia (mother of Debra Weyers).

Survived by wife, Ethel, children Debra, (Lloyd Weyers), Diane (Kevin Klein), Michael (Angela Boese), Brett (Julie Schultz), Bary (Shannon Schultz), and Brenda (Myles Mize), 16 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, sister, Lucy Schnieder, many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Memorials may be directed to Capital Humane Society or to the family for later designation.

Thanks to Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, Lincoln, NE and Albert Sparks for the information.