Clay Center resident Delbert LeRoy Timmerman, 75, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2023, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.

Memorial Services with military rites by Hastings Military Honor Guard will be 2 p.m. Monday, January 9, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Chaplain John Mueller officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in Oklahoma. A book signing will be 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, January 7, at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Delbert’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page. Condolences may be sent to the family at Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Delbert was born November 14, 1947 in Syracuse, KS to Dick J. and Margaret L. (Hansen) Timmerman. He graduated from McAllester High School in McAllester, OK. Delbert served in the U.S. Army from June 12, 1968 to July 3, 1971. Delbert married Joyce Hall on June 13, 1988 in Fairfield, NE; she preceded him in death on November 4, 2011.

Delbert worked for Monforts Meat Packing Plant until his retirement in 2008. He was a member of the American Legion Post #0087 in Clay Center. Delbert was an amazing artist and he enjoyed puzzle books, shooting pool, assembling model cars, fishing, and his dogs. His grandchildren were his pride and joy.

Delbert was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Joyce Timmerman; son, Christopher Timmerman; granddaughter, Desire Bernarducci; great-granddaughter, Kihanna Moreno-Brown; siblings, Steve Timmerman and Connie Kitchens; and niece, Julie Beeton.


Children & Spouses: Jennifer Walling – Hastings, NE

Carolyn & Jake Hankins – Clay Center, NE

Terry Cochrane – Harvard, NE

Mary & Erik Meyer – Clay Center, NE

Grandchildren: 14

Great-Grandchildren: 11

Siblings & Spouses: David & Faye Timmerman – Yuma, AZ

Arlene & Roy Gregg – Shawnee, OK

Thomas & Monica Timmerman – Hastings, NE John Timmerman – Tekamah, NE

Numerous Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins

Caregiver: Cheryl Lucero