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Delbert G. Housenga, 87 of Fulton, died Monday, December 10, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.

Delbert was born on February 21, 1931 in Fulton, the son of Dave and Bessie (Wiersema) Housenga. HE grew up in East Clinton, IL. He was a United States Army Veteran and served in the Korean Conflict. Delbert married Patricia Widner on December 30, 1951. He was an electricion at the Ralston Purina factory in Clinton from the time they opened until he retired in 1983.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia; three children, Debra (Curt) Austin of Libertyville, IL, Gary Housenga of Bettendorf, IA and Barbara Van Hal of Grand Rapids, MI; one brother, Arnold Housenga of Fulton; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister; one brother and one brother in infancy.

A private burial will take place at the Fulton Township Cemetery.