In Memory of

Delbert William Biberdorf

December 12, 1946 - November 23, 2017
Delbert William Biberdorf, 70, of Cherokee, Iowa passed away on November 23, 2017 surrounded by family. A memorial service will take place at Greenwood Schbert Funeral Home, December 9th, 2017 at 2:00 PM in Cherokee, IA. Delbert William Biberdorf was born on December 12, 1946, a child of Oscar and Vera Biberdorf of Quimby. He attended school at Quimby, IA and graduated from high school in 1964. He then proudly served in the United States Army. On October 11, 1969, Delbert and Connie Smith were united in marriage at The Methodist Church in Quimby, IA. They made their home in Cherokee. Delbert provided for his family by working at Wilsons Foods for 43 years. He retired in 2011. Delbert was an avid outdoorsman. He loved fishing, hunting and trapping and sharing that love of fishing with his kids, grandkids and friends. He was involved with the Little Sioux Wildlife, Cherokee Ridgerunners Black Powder club and Friends of Conservation and could always be found around the big stew pot at the yearly conservation cookout. He will lovingly be remembered by his wife of 48 years, Connie of Cherokee; his children, Paul (Shannon) Biberdorf of Lincoln, NE, Laura Biberdorf of Fort Dodge, IA and Laci (Scott) Thompson of Fort Dodge, IA and grandchildren Brody and Blythe Biberdorf, Amari Bonner and Tony and Julie Thompson. Also, brothers Donnie (Karen) Biberdorf and David (Roberta) Biberdorf of Texas and, brothers-in-law Frank Clymens, Kenny (Wanda) Smith, Louis (Vickie) Smith, Ed Smith, Robert Smith, and Michael Smith and sisters-in-law Rosie Hanson, Patti (Gary) Gleason and Judy (Jeff) Miller, Linda (Mark) Lumbert and many special nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Deanna Clymens, mother and father-in-law Manfred Sr. and Hildegard Smith, brothers-in-law Manfred (Fred) Smith Jr., Robert (Bob) Hanson, and James Smith, and one niece, Trudy Denery.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, DECEMBER 9, 2017, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Quimby Cemetery at a later date.


Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Connie a family, You have our sympathy on the loss of Delbert-he always had a big smile!”
- Don & Marilyn Marx
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“worked side by side with Delbert for many years at the plant an he always told it like it was! was a great man an will truly be missed. thoughts an prayers to all. god bless u Delbert. rest in peace.
- kelly boggs
Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“I'm so sorry for your loss,sending a hug and prayers of comfort”
- Peg Jackson
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“I am so sorry for your loss, prayers are with you and your family.”
- Carol Wych
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Worked with Delbert for many years. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.”
- Jim Brummond
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Connie, so sorry for your loss. May your memories sustain you. Always remember the good times and care on.”
- Mary Morris
Monday, November 27, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Our prayers are with you Connie! May God bless you and your family!”
- David and Nancy Nielsen
Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Sorry to hear of Delbert's passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you.”
- Ed and Terri Nelson
Friday, November 24, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Connie and Family I am so sorry for your loss !! Bless you all!!”
- Connie
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