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Delbert Zirtzman

Cedar Rapids

Delbert F. Zirtzman, 81, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, at Northbrook Manor.
A Celebration of Life service will be Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at the Toddville Free Methodist Church, Toddville, Iowa, at 11 a.m. Pastor Mark Lofquist will be officiating, with luncheon to follow.
Delbert is survived by his wife of 59 years, Orion; sons, Steve (Diann), Brian and Brad (Amy); grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marian Goranson.
Delbert retired after 37 1/2 years from Rockwell Collins. He enjoyed his church activities, flea markets, collecting many things, metal detecting, his family and friends and, of course, playing cards. He will be greatly missed.