Delmar Linscheid, 84, of Butterfield, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, at Good Samaritan Village in Mountain Lake.
Delmar Linscheid, 84, of Butterfield, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, at Good Samaritan Village in Mountain Lake. Visitation will be Wednesday, Feb. 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Sturm Funeral Home in Mountain Lake Chapel and will continue on Thursday from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. at the Community Bible Church-Butterfield. Service will be held at Community Bible Church-Butterfield, on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. The clergy will be Rev. Timothy Hall. Interment will be at First Mennonite Cemetery in Butterfield. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Delmar was born Nov. 25, 1932, in Butterfield to Herbert and Sadie (Rupp) Linscheid. He was baptized upon his confession of faith in Jesus Christ and was a lifelong member of Butterfield Community Bible Church. Delmar was united in marriage to Phyllis Peters on March 17, 1957. He started working at Miller's Store in Butterfield during World War II. He later became co-owner of L & D Grocery and in 1975 became the sole owner of Del's Foods, working with his four children until the store closed in 2010. Delmar then retired at the age of 78. Delmar was a longtime member of the Butterfield Community Club and a charter member of the Butterfield Lions Club. In his youth, he enjoyed Harley Davidson motorcycles and riding with his friends. Later in his life, Delmar enjoyed driving around to grocery stores in the area, listening to music, singing, and watching sports on TV. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by children, David Linscheid of Butterfield, Donald (Julie) Linscheid of Butterfield, Lenny (Lisa) Linscheid of New Ulm, and Brenda (Elroy) Menssen of Butterfield; grandchildren, Clay, Carrie (Tyler), Erin, Zachary (Bethaney), Matthew, Rebecca, Noah, Jessica (Jonathan), Jeremy, and Shannon (Michael); great-grandchildren, Paige, Mason, Brayden, Ian, and Lottie; and sister-in-law, Betty Linscheid. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Phyllis; and brothers, Raymond and Willis.