September 4, 2017
MUSCATINE — Jeff “Subbie” Subbert, 53, of Muscatine, passed away on September 4, 2017. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 8, at Zion Lutheran Church. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery. Visitation for Jeff will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, September 7, with a Masonic Service at 7 p.m. at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com
Jeffrey Ronald Subbert was born on September 22, 1963, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son Ronald and Karolyn Subbert. Jeff was a 1982 graduate of Muscatine High School and attended DeVry Technical Institute. On July 1, 1984, Jeff was united in marriage to Twyla Rowe in Muscatine. Jeff had been working for Deere & Co. for the past 20 years. Jeff was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Isaac Walton League, Shriners and was a 32nd Degree Master Mason. Jeff was an avid sports fan enjoying the Kansas City Chiefs, Iowa Hawkeyes and NASCAR. He enjoyed trap shooting, playing cards, carpentry and going out to the burn.
Jeff will be deeply missed by his wife, Twyla; daughter, Sara (Dan) Schmelzer; grand-dog, Fletcher; his parents, Ron and Karolyn Subbert; siblings, Christopher Subbert, Karleen (Bryan) Brauns and Mark (Wendy) Subbert; mother-in-law, Hortense Rowe; sister-in-law, Gale (Ed) Fry; brother-in-law’s, Randy Rowe and Jim (Sue) Rowe; uncle, Bill Hedges; many nieces and nephews and special friends, Tim and Diane Nelson, Jim and Kathy Cottrell, Dave and Stacie Hoag and Doug and Sandi Hoag.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Karl and Gladys Rueckert and Howard and Dorothy Subbert; aunts, Suzanne Hedges and Christel Beck; father-in-law, Calvin T. Rowe; and sister-in-law, Kathy Rowe.