July 11, 1942 – April 26, 2013
Edwin Frederick Lubben, age 70, died Friday, April 26, 2013, at Jones Regional Medical Center in Anamosa. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Anamosa. Visitation was from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, at Goettsch Funeral Home in Anamosa. Burial was at the Wayne Zion Cemetery in rural Monticello.
Edwin Frederick Lubben was born July 11, 1942, in Anamosa, Iowa. He was the son of Fredrick and Clara Larson Lubben. He was a 1960 graduate of Anamosa High School. He attended Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. On June 11, 1961, Edwin and Patricia Hasler were united in marriage. Edwin was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Anamosa for over 52 years. He was a 4-H Leader, Wayne Township trustee for 27 years, Jones County Dairy Booster, Jones County Cattleman, active with St. Paul Lutheran church, an avid Hawkeye fan, a volunteer with Camp Courageous and a fan of football. Edwin had a strong faith in God and people and was not afraid to help a stranger. His healing hands cared for all of God’s creation. But the thing he treasured most was the time spent with his children and grandchildren and attending their activities. He will be missed dearly by those closest to him.
Surviving are his wife Patricia; four sons: Scott of Anamosa, Michael (Cynthia) and children Christian and Ashley of Rowlett, TX, Dan (Judy) and children Adam and DJ of Marion and Brian (Michele) and children Grace and Grant of Anamosa; two brothers Jim (Maureen) and John (Pat); a sister Jean Cook; sisters-in-law Ruth Edwards, Irene Behrends, Donna (John) Jones; brother-in-law John (Marge) Hasler.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Eleanor Day and her husband Robert, Lois Waldron and her husband Stan; and brothers-in-law Leo Cook, Junior Edwards and Henry Behrends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family or Camp Courageous.
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