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Michael T. Isbell

Michael T. Isbell, 48, of Delmar, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 at the UnityPoint Hospital in Bettendorf.

His graveside service was held on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Delmar. Visitation was held on Sunday, Oct. 3 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Dawson Funeral Services in Maquoketa.

Michael Travis was born on April 7, 1973, in Maquoketa, to Randy Hale and Deb Nissen. Later in his life, Allen Isbell adopted Michael. He was a 1991 graduate of the Olin-Oxford Junction High School. He went onto earn a degree in business management at the University of Northern Iowa. On Jan. 11, 1997, he was united in marriage to Jennifer Sams at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Delmar. He worked as a mechanic at Arconic and also as a financial advisor for Primerica. Michael enjoyed fishing, golfing, hunting, boating, riding his ATV and being outdoors in general. He was a very proud father of all three of his children and loved spending time with his family and friends who will greatly miss him.

Those left to cherish his memories are his wife Jennifer, three children, Jarrod (Eileen Clausen) Isbell of Bellevue, Cameron Isbell, Piper Isbell, both of Delmar, his mother, Deb Nissen, his grandma, Thelma Nissen, a sister, Dani (Dusty) Pratt of New Liberty,  a brother, Ryan (Shae) Hale of Lisbon.

He is preceded in death by his great-grandma, Ethel Durkop, biological father, Randy Hale, adoptive father, Alan Isbell, mother and father-in-law, Kathleen and Philip Sams and his best friend and brother-in-law, Matt Sams.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.dawsonfuneral.com.