Visitation for Delbert D. Ingalls, age 88 of Alleman, IA formerly of Perry, IA was held on Sunday, April 26, 2020 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Murdock Funeral Home, Perry. Visitation will also be held from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Monday, April 27, 2020 at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 1701 W. Jester Park Dr, Polk City, IA. Due to the current State of Iowa restrictions on social gatherings, the funeral home will assist with family and friends entering the funeral home and church to comply with current regulations. Funeral and the Interment in Violet Hill Cemetery will be private family services. You may see a live stream of the funeral service by going to www.polkcity.church Monday at 10:30 a.m. A Celebration of Life for friends and family to gather will be announced at a later date.
Delbert passed away Monday, April 20, 2020 at VA Central Health Care in Des Moines.
Delbert Dwayne Ingalls was born June 21, 1931 in Fraser, IA the son of Thomas L. and Genevia E. (Johnson) Ingalls. He graduated from Pilot Mound High School in 1950. Delbert served his country in the Army during the Korean War from November 5, 1951 until his honorable discharge on October 9, 1953. Delbert married Mary Lee Thorn on February 16, 1955. They resided in Perry most of their married life until moving to Alleman in 1991. Delbert worked as a pipeline welder for Northern Natural Gas Company (Enron) until his retirement in 1992.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ingalls of Alleman, IA; one son, Terry Ingalls of Ames, IA; daughters, Cheri (Bruce) Strassburg of Tyler, TX; Lisa (Jim) Hurley of Ames, IA; Melanie (Don) Roberts of Alleman, IA; one sister, Donna Crouse of Dallas Center, IA; nine grandchildren, Randi (Ryan) Ballard, Amanda Strassburg, Jeremey Hurley, Brandon Hurley, Nathan Hurley, Jacob Hurley, Kristyne (Travis) Letze, David (Melinda) Sharp, Isaac Sharp and four great- grandchildren, Caiden Hurley, David A. Sharp, Alayna Sharp and Arianna Letze.
Delbert was preceded in death by his parents; son, Randy Ingalls in 1980; brother, Bill Ingalls and a sister, Marylou Mattiussi.
Memorials will be directed in Delbert’s name to Special Olympics and Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church and may be sent to Murdock Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at murdockfuneralhome.net