Stanley Clair Debes, 73, of rural Mederville, died Monday, December 7, 2015, at Central Community Hospital in Elkader.
He was a dairy farmer spent his entire life on the farm where he was born. Stanley farmed since he was 14 years old.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl of rural Mederville; children, Jacqueline Debes of Galena, IL, Julia Debes of Strawberry Point, Lydia Debes of Waukon, Stanley Debes Jr. of Odessa, TX, Rosemary Chacon of Midland, TX; step-children, John Weigel of Cheyenne, WY, Holly Stevenson of Cheyenne, WY; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
Private Graveside service at a later date at the Mederville Cemetery.
Leonard Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elkader is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left with www.leonardfuneralhomes.com