Bandstand Flag Notice: April 2023

Delbert O. Brackney

Delbert O. Brackney

Delbert O. Brackney

October 24, 1926 – October 18, 2021

The United States Army Sergeant

After graduating Oskaloosa High School in 1944, Delbert enlisted in the Army on February 2, 1945 at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. He served in communications until his discharge on November 15, 1946 at Camp Campbell, Kentucky.

He returned to Oskaloosa, and joined his father at Brackney’s Tin Shop. Delbert eventually transitioned his father’s tin business to Brackney Heating and A.C. He owned and operated the shop until his retirement in 1991. After retiring, Delbert became involved in local politics and served as a city councilman from 1992 through 2001.

Contact Shawn Langkamp at Langkamp Funeral Chapel & Crematory at 641-672-2181 or on the Contact-Us-Link if interested in honoring a deceased veteran with the flag above the bandstand.

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