Beryl E. Schubert

Monday, March 2, 2020

Beryl E. Schubert, age 94 of rural Galva, IA, passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2020, at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 28, 2020, at St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Ida Grove. Pastor Richard Salcido will officiate. Burial will be at Galva Township Cemetery at Galva, IA. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Friday at the church. Military rites will be provided by the American Legion Dibern Post 454, Galva, Iowa. The Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Beryl Elmer Schubert, the son of Reuben and Dellav (Morrice) Schubert, was born on October 3, 1925, on a farm near Battle Creek, IA. His childhood years were spent on the farm where he attended country school and a graduate of Ida Grove High School in 1943. After graduation, Beryl enlisted in the Air Corp where he served two years in Guam during WWII. Following his honorable discharge, Beryl moved back to Ida Grove and began farming.

On August 28, 1949, he was united in marriage to Romona Shaffer in Storm Lake, IA. Beryl continued to farm and in 1953, moved to a farm in Silver Creek Township. Beryl enjoyed farming and over the years he raised cattle, pigs, and chickens. He also served as the president and board member of the COOP, and the Ida County Assessment Board.

Beryl was a member of St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Ida Grove. He enjoyed golfing, traveling with Romona, visiting the coffee shop, and attending his grandchildren and great-grandchildrenís activities. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

On Sunday, February 23, 2020, Beryl passed away at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove. He was preceded in death by his parents, Reuben and Dellav Schubert, one son, Drew Schubert; grandson, Nathan Schubert; brother and sister-in-law, Duane and Vernadine Schubert; and one sister-in-law, Betty Schubert.

He will lovingly be remembered by his wife, Romona Schubert of Ida Grove, IA; one son, Creston (Deb) Schubert of Galva, IA; grandchildren: Jeremy (Nikki) Schubert of Cherokee, IA, Matt (Julie) Schubert of Cherokee, IA; Tyler (Brita Baumann) Schubert of Galva, IA, Liz (Heath Householder) of Emmetsburg, IA; Heather Pribble of Galva, IA; Tara (Justin) Ruble of Holstein, IA; 18 great-grandchildren; one brother, Vance Schubert of Ida Grove, IA; other relatives and friends.