Gilbert E. Lindberg
September 11, 1930 - June 02, 2018
Birthplace: Council Bluffs, Iowa
Resided In: Villisca, Iowa

Visitation 6/6/2018
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Service 6/7/2018
Advent Christian Church
Burial 6/7/2018
Methodist Grove Cemetery

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Gilbert Ernest Lindberg, age 87, of Villisca, Iowa, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018 at his home. Gilbert was born September 11, 1930 in Council Bluffs, Iowa the son of Elmer Ernest and Ida (White) Lindberg. He was raised near Villisca, Iowa on the family farm and attended Villisca Schools. Over the years Gilbert worked various jobs as a farm hand and was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Betty Lee on October 1, 1950. They were blessed with three children: David, Danny, and Linda. Besides being a devoted husband and father, Gilbert was a painter and did repair work throughout his life as well as farming which was his passion. He spent over 60 years delivering the Sunday Omaha World Herald and Des Moines Register for which he received many awards for his dedication. After Betty’s retirement from Eveready Battery Company, they enjoyed traveling. Gilbert also enjoyed fishing, baseball, playing on several town teams, and listening to old country music.

Gilbert was preceded in death by his parents, his parents-in-law Albert and Olive (Hill) Lee; and his wife: Betty Lindberg on April 23, 2017.

Gilbert was a loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. Left to cherish his memory are his children: David (Susan) Lindberg, Danny (Sherry) Lindberg and Linda (Gary) Bruning; 12 grandchildren: Kelly (Shay) Lindberg, Kevin (Amy) Lindberg, Kyle Lindberg (Rachel), Lisa (Scott) Sawtelle, Laura (Ryan) Fischer, April (Brock) Stumpff, Brent Olson, Craig (Andria) Olson, Jenna (Brian) McCarthy, Jamie (Kami) Bruning, Trevor Bruning (Erin Ray), and Danielle (Art) Reuter; 29 great grandchildren; brothers-in-law: Bob (Anna) Lee, Everette (Betty) Lee, and Carl (Sandy) Lee; sisters-in-law: Sara (Jesse) DeLaney and Martha (Val Gene) Walter; and other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the Advent Christian Church in Villisca, Iowa. Burial will be in the Methodist Grove Cemetery in rural Nodaway, Iowa. Visitation with the family will be held from 5-7 PM Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel in Red Oak, Iowa.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel of Red Oak, Iowa is in charge of arrangements.


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