Loren J. Lubben, 81, of Maquoketa, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at Jackson County Regional Health Center.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 13, at First Lutheran Church in Maquoketa at 10:30 a.m. A visitation will be held at Lahey and Dawson Funeral Home in Maquoketa on Wednesday, Feb. 12, from 3-7 p.m. Burial will be held at the Wayne Zion Cemetery in rural Monticello.

Loren John Lubben was born on Jan. 8, 1939, to William and Frieda (Tjaden) Lubben in Anamosa, Iowa. He graduated from Monticello High School and the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He married Kay Nairn on Aug. 20, 1961, at the United Church of Christ in Maquoketa. He worked as a banker as well as a farmer. He served both honorably and faithfully in the United States National Guard.

Loren was a member of First Lutheran Church in Maquoketa. He was a past president to the Jackson County Fair Board, past president of Jackson County Cattleman’s Association, member of the board of directors of Farm Service, member of Rotary, member of the Jackson County Farm Bureau, member of the Ag Advisory Committee for Clinton Community College and bank president for three different banking systems. 

He greatly enjoyed leisure time with his family (particularly his grandchildren), traveling, boating, woodworking, attending University of Iowa or University of Florida football games, raising Angus cattle, tractorcades with his 630 John Deere, traveling and getting to know everyone he crossed paths with.

Those left to cherish his memories are his wife, Kay; children Jeff (Margaret) Lubben of Hudson, Iowa, and Terri (Mark) VandeWiele of East Moline, IL; sister Nancy (Richard) Stout of Anamosa; brother Richard (Betty) Lubben of Anamosa; five grandchildren, Matthew Lubben, Lucas Lubben, Courtney (David) Brickner, Alison VandeWiele, ad Jacob VandeWiele; and two great-grandchildren Ellie Brickner and David Robert Brickner.

Preceding him in death are his parents.

Memorials may be directed to the family in his honor. A scholarship fund will be established with the proceeds. 

Online condolences may be left for his family at www.laheys.com.