Terry Harbach, 78, of Delhi, Iowa, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2023, of a sudden illness at
Unity Point Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. A Visitation for Terry will be held on Friday,
January 27, 2023, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service
in Manchester. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2023, 10 a.m. at St. Paul
Lutheran Church in Delaware, Iowa with the Reverend Matthew Vesey officiating. The burial will
follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Delhi. Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service of
Manchester is in charge of arrangements.
Terry was born on September 13, 1944, in Manchester, Iowa, the son of Herman and Wilma (Grapes)
Harbach. He graduated from Maquoketa Valley High School and from UNI. Terry married Carol Starry
on December 29, 1962, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Delaware; four children were born to this union.
He finished his career at ATI in Delhi, retiring in 2012. He enjoyed working on cars and engines,
especially Ford products, and was known for fixing just about anything. But most of all, Terry loved
spending time with his family and friends. He will be missed by all those who know and love him.
Terry is survived by his wife of 60 years, Carol Harbach of Delhi; children, Tim ( Brenda) Harbach of
Atkins, Iowa, Tracy (Mark) Freeze of Palo, Iowa, Carrie (Jeff ) Wieland of Riverside, Iowa, Cory
(Sonja) Harbach of Manchester; Joni Thompson (niece); nine grandchildren; Kratisha Harbach, Derek
(Sarah Voelker) Harbach, Declan (Alyssa) Harbach, Bailey (Trent) Caldwell, Madeline Freeze, Paige
(John Conner) Wieland, Spencer Wieland, Zakary Harbach, Alexa Harbach; three great-grandchildren,
Alivia, Nolan, Jack; and siblings, Janice (Dr. David) Whittemore, Connie (Jim) Clifton, and Sandra
(Tom) Strohm; in-laws, Frank (Christina) Starry; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Wilma Harbach; siblings, infant sister; brothers,
Harlan and Wilbur Harbach; and sisters, Karen Wente and Lela Sands.
Memorials may be made to Maquoketa Valley Dollars for Scholars.
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