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“I am so saddened to hear of Dwight's passing. I have wonderful memories with Debbie and the rest of the family. He was one of my favorite Sunday...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Joyce Boyer Harness - Columbia, TN

“Uncle Dwight was such a wonderful person. My thoughts and prayers our with your family. ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Karen Williams - Mulliken, MI

“I mostly knew Dwight as "Cassie's grandpa," seeing him only occasionally, at dance recitals, school functions, and at the fair, yet it seemed that he...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Tammy Massey - Donnellson, IA

“I remember Dwight as one of the many people from the Primrose Church who lived at Sunny Brook. He said it was "Primrose East." Primrose memories...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Margaret Rohdy - Philadelphia, PA

“Due to the bad weather, we can not comer down to the visitation.As a High School classmate, I remember Dwight as a kind, understanding, and a very...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Norma Kennedy Zurborg - Davenport, IA

“I had the good fortune of renting a farm house in Dwight and Mildred's neighborhood when my family moved to Donnellson for my first job out of school...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Gary Riordan - Menlo, IA - friend

“Uncle Dwight made this world a better place and you always felt good just seeing his smile. If you spent time with him he would fill a book full of...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Bob, Paulette, Blake and Lindsey Krebill - MN

“I enjoyed Dwight very much while I worked at sunnybrook he was such joy. He had a great sense of humor he always made the day so enjoyable. I am so...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Ashley Morrical - fort madison, IA

“Dwight always had a smile for us and made us feel part of the whole human family. Wherever we ran into him in Donnellson just felt more like home. ...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Joan Crowe and Andrew Witter - IA

“I remember many holidays spent at Great-uncle Dwight and Great-aunt Mildred's farmhouse when I was young. Always sooooo much fun and very...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Joyce Davidson - Lexington, KY

“Mom and I have nothing but wonderful memories of Dwight. We will always remember his smile, his special voice and his one of a kind laugh. We will...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Helen Krebill and John Krebill - MI

“So very sad to hear of Uncle Dwight's passing. Spending time with Uncle Dwight and Aunt Mildred, Doug, Carol, Deb and Craig on the farm was the...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Theda Huyge - Grand Rapids, MI

“I have so many wonderful memories of Uncle Dwight and Aunt Mildred on the farm. Dwight was a special, upbeat giving man who I will miss. Thoughts...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Jim and Kathy Krebill - Kentwood, MI

“I love you so much Dad! And don't know what i will do without you! ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Carol Sturgeon - Spring, TX

“So sorry to hear of Uncle Dwight's passing. I have many wonderful memories of being on the farm helping U Dwight with the chores and milking cows. He...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Paul Krebill - Grand Rapids

“I was deeply sadden to hear of Uncle Dwights passing. It was always wonderful spending time on the farm with our Iowa family. Uncle Dwight always...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Ann (Krebill) Winn - Grand Rapids, MI

“So sorry to hear about Dwight. My prayers and thoughts are with you all. He was a great person, always so cheerful, I sure enjoyed talking with him...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Susan Meinhardt - primrose, IA


Dwight Hubert Krebill, 86, of Sunnybrook in Fort Madison, Iowa, formerly of Donnellson, Iowa, passed away at 5:34 p.m. Thursday, January 1, 2015 at the Fort Madison Community Hospital in Fort Madison, Iowa.

Born March 14, 1928 in Primrose, Iowa the son of Otto C. and Abigail (Schowalter) Krebill. On June 1, 1947 he married Mildred Edith Fett in Donnellson, Iowa. She preceded him in death on October 27, 2000.

Survivors include two daughters Debra Werning of Montezuma, Iowa and Carol Sturgeon of Spring, Texas, one son Craig (Susan) Krebill of Donnellson, Iowa. Nine grandchildren Kelli (Chris) Lechnir, Darin (Yan) Krebill, Theresa (Jon) Hohertz, Eric Werning, Becky (Tim) Heisdorffer, Abigail Sturgeon, Elizabeth Sturgeon, Christopher Krebill and Cassie Krebill. Eight great-grandchildren Olivia, Daniel, Kaylee, Courtney, Kara, Carter, Reese and Teagan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Mildred, son Douglas, two sons-in-law, two brothers and one sister.

Dwight was a graduate of Donnellson High School. He was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 4-H Leader, he was a director for Southeast Iowa Access Energy and Northeast Missouri Power Access Energy. He served on the Lee County Fair Board. He was a member of the Iowa Jersey Dairy Association, Iowa Soybean Association and Farm Bureau. Dwight enjoyed bowling, playing cards (especially euchre), fishing, visiting with friends over a cup of coffee and above all else spending time with his family was his greatest love on earth.

Friends may call after 12:00 p.m. Sunday, January 4, 2015 at Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson where the family will meet with friends from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. that evening.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 5, 2015 at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Donnellson with Pastor Dean Moberg officiating. Burial will be at the Evangelical Cemetery in Donnellson.

Memorials may be made in his memory.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneral home.com The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements.