Loren J. Lubben

January 8, 1939 ~ February 9, 2020 (age 81)


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


A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2020 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, February 12 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Burial will be held at the Wayne Zion Cemetery in rural Monticello. 


Loren John Lubben was born on January 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 August 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, Terri (Mark) VandeWiele of East Moline, IL, sister Nancy (Richard) Stout of Anamosa, brother Richard (Betty) Lubben of Anamosa, 5 grandchildren; Matthew Lubben, Lucas Lubben, Courtney (David) Brickner, Alison VandeWiele, Jacob VandeWiele and two great-grandchildren Ellie Brickner and David Robert Bricker.


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

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February 12, 2020

3:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Lahey Funeral Home, Maquoketa
105 w maple st
maquoketa, Iowa 52060

Funeral Service
February 13, 2020

10:30 AM
First Lutheran Church (Maquoketa)

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