Cover photo for Delmar Bedel's Obituary
Delmar Bedel Profile Photo

Delmar Bedel

October 6, 1931 — September 21, 2022

Gibson City

Delmar Bedel

 

Delmar R. Bedel, 90, of Gibson City peacefully passed away surrounded by family at 5:53 am Wednesday September 21, 2022 at the Gibson Area Hospital. A masonic service will be held at 10:30 am Saturday October 8, 2022 at the Gibson City United Methodist Church. Visitation will then begin at 11:00 am with a Celebration of Life Service to start at 12:00 noon. Burial will follow at Drummer Township Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, Gibson City United Methodist Church or to Gibson Area Hospital.

Delmar was born October 6, 1931 in Gibson City a son of Kermit E. and Freeda E. (Borchers) Bedel. He married Mary J. Anderson on February 10, 1952 in Gibson City. She preceded him in death on April 7, 1998. He is survived by eight children Claudia (Denny Troyer) Bedel, Karen Fairley, Mike (Shirley) Bily, Steve (Judy) Bily, Barb (Jeff) Nagle, Grant (Tamee) Bedel, Susan (Steven) Lee and Lucas (Susan) Young. Twenty-three grandchildren Nicki Craig, Derek (Casey) Young, Jeremy (Stephanie) Young, Tabitha Vedder, Drew (Courtney) Chase, Brady Cox, Torrie Cox, Jarad Cox, Amy Holland, Christopher (Dani) Bily, Mitch Bily, Jillian (Jordan) Moore, Jordan Nagle, Lauren (Rob) Gesbocker, Dustin (Natatia) Bedel, Kalee (Adam) Hodel, Stacy Lee, Matthew Lee and Laura Lee.  Twenty-six great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters Nancy Jane and Eleanor, a daughter Nancy Jo and great granddaughter Elle.

Delmar was a loving husband to Mary and had a gracious heart for not only his own children but would not let any child that needed a father, go without. He was a lifelong farmer in the Gibson City area. Along with being a member of the Gibson City Methodist Church, the Moose Lodge the Gibson City Mosonic Lodge#733 AF & AM and longtime Shriner he also sat on the Alliance Grain board for 20 plus years as well as serving as the president.

 

To send flowers to the family in memory of Delmar Bedel, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, October 8, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Celebration of Life

Saturday, October 8, 2022

12:00 - 1:00pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 1468

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers