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Calvin Cornell Haas

Calvin Cornell Haas, born on January 27, 2010, infant son of Dr. Nathaniel & Jeanna Haas, passed away on Monday, April 19, 2010 at UW Hospital & Clinics, Madison, WI, due to complications following a recent heart surgery.  Calvin is survived by his parents, Nate & Jeanna, his sister Sophia, all of Spring Green, WI, his grandparents Gary & Chris Haas and Joe & Julie Budworth, both of Lancaster, WI, great grandparents Martha Wetter, Cuba City, WI, Maurice Landon and John & Marcella Budworth, all of Lancaster, WI, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.  He is joined in heaven by family members who preceded him, including his great grandparents Charlotte Landon, Robert Wetter, and Aloys and Bernadine Haas, as well as his uncle Jacob Haas. 

Funeral services were held on Friday, April 23, 2010, at St. Clement�s Catholic Church, Lancaster, WI, at 1:00 p.m. with Father William Seipp and Father William Nolan officiating.  Visitation was from 11:00AM until time of services at the church.  A luncheon followed in the church basement immediately following the service.  Burial will be held at a later date.  Schwartz Funeral Home in Lancaster is assisting the family.

Although Calvin�s stay with us was a brief 83 days, he touched the lives of so many, including his family and friends, along with the excellent nursing and physician staff who provided care for him at  American Family Children�s Hospital, Pediatric and Cardiac Department, in Madison, WI.  He will be especially missed by his adoring big sister who will forever feel his guiding presence.  In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Calvin�s honor. 


Chester L. Haas

Chester L. Haas, age 95, of Cassville, passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the Lancaster Care Center, Lancaster.  Chester was born on June 29, 1918, the first child of Henry and Edna (Cardey) Haas.  When Chester was one year old, his parents moved to the farm they purchased east of Cassville.  This farm was to be his home for the rest of his life.  He attended Elwell School and graduated from Cassville High School in 1936. 

Chester was a World War II Army Veteran and a charter member of the Cassville VFW.  After returning from the service, he farmed with his father and brother, Marvin, on the family farm.  In 1950, they were the state winner of the Wisconsin Grassland Farming Contest.  He continued to farm with his brother after the death of their father in 1952.

Chester was a very avid reader, being particularly interested in United States and World History and all phases of nature.  He also enjoyed reminiscing with friends and relatives about the old days.

Chester is survived by his brother, Marvin, Cassville; sisters:  Betty (Bill) Clauer and Sharon (Jim) Weisbenner, both of Lancaster; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister and brother-in-law, Pearl and Jerry Bussan.

Funeral Services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Martin Funeral Home in Cassville, with Rev. Pamela Strakeljahn officiating.  Burial with military honors accorded by the Cassville VFW Post No. 7080 and Cassville American Legion Post No. 352 was in Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery, Cassville.   Friends called one hour prior to the service Saturday at the funeral home.


Francis A. Haas

Francis A. Haas, age 77, of Cassville, passed away on Sunday, October 5, 2014, at his home.  He was born on November 16, 1936, the son of Arch and Rose (Reding) Haas.  Francis graduated from Cassville High School in 1954.  Following graduation, he was drafted in the United States Army, serving his country in Germany until his honorable discharge.  Francis returned to the Cassville area and farmed his grandparent�s farm.  He enjoyed bowling, softball, and playing cards.  Francis loved children.

Survivors include his brother and sisters:  Monroe (Dorothy) Haas, Bloomington; Bernice (Robert �Stew�) Kepler, Amherst Junction; Helen Haas, Oregon; Ruth (Dave) Schreiner, Deerfield; two sisters-in-law, Ruth Haas and Pat Haas, both of Cassville; eighteen nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and several great-great nieces and great-great nephews.

In addition to his parents, Francis was preceded in death by his brothers:  Norman, Louis, LaVerne, and Maurice.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville with Father John Meinholz officiating.  Burial with military honors was in St. Charles Cemetery, Cassville.  Family and friends called on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.  Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cassville is assisting the family.


Louis J. Haas

     Louis J. Haas, age 74, of Cassville, died on Saturday, March 28, 2009, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, rural Lancaster.  He was born on November 12, 1934, in Cassville, the son of Arch and Rose (Reding) Haas.  Louis graduated from Cassville High School in 1952.  He entered the United States Army and served his country in Germany from 1957 until 1959.  Louis was in construction and helped build many United States Post Offices throughout the Midwest.  He was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville and also enjoyed a good game of cards.

   Survivors include his brothers and sisters:  Norman (Patricia) Haas, Cassville; Francis Haas, Cassville; Monroe (Dorothy) Haas, Bloomington; Bernice (Stuart) Kelper, Amhurst; Helen Haas, Middleton; Ruth (David) Schreiner, Deerfield; sister-in-law, Ruth Haas, Cassville; many nieces and nephews.

        Louis was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Maurice and Laverne.

       Funeral services were held on Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville with Father William Seipp officiating.  Burial with military honors was held in St. Charles Cemetery, Cassville.  Friends called on Monday, March 30, 2009, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home in Cassville and from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.


Marvin "Ryan" Haas

Marvin �Ryan� D. Haas, age 90, of Cassville, passed away on Friday, December 5, 2014, at home.  Marvin was born on December 26, 1923, to Henry and Edna (Cardey) Haas.  He spent his entire life on the home farm where he was born � first farming with his father and his brother, Chester, and then with Chester after the death of his father in 1952.  He attended Elwell School and graduated from Cassville High School in 1941.

Marvin enjoyed farming, both working the land and caring for livestock.  He liked to operate and maintain all of his farm machinery, and especially in his later years, he was particularly fond of his Case IH Scout.  He repaired clocks for many years and built both a grandfather and grandmother clock.  He also, when younger, maintained bee hives and produced and sold honey in the local area.  For the last forty years he mowed and took care of the Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery. 

Marvin cared for his older brother, Chester, during Chester�s last year so that he could continue to stay at home.

Marvin is survived by his sisters, Betty (Bill) Clauer and Sharon (Jim) Weisbenner, both of Lancaster; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister and brother-in-law, Pearl and Jerry Bussan, and his brother, Chester.

Funeral Services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at Martin Funeral Home in Cassville, with Rev. Pamela Strakeljahn officiating.  Burial was in Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery, Cassville.   Friends called one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.


Norman C. Haas

Norman C. Haas, age 77, of Cassville, died on Thursday, February 17, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, IA, after a courageous battle with cancer.  He was born on May 13, 1933, in Cassville, the son of Arch and Rose (Reding) Haas.  Norm attended country school in Cassville and was employed at Kleinpell Lumber before entering the service and serving his country during the Cold War.  Following his honorable discharge, Norm was employed with Walz Lumber.  On November 12, 1958, he was united in marriage to Patricia Weidemann at St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville.  Norm was later employed with Wisconsin Power and Light for thirty years, retiring in 1994.  He was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville and was a lifetime member of the Catholic Knights.  Norm was very active in the Cassville Community.  He was a volunteer fireman for fifty years, served as fire chief for twelve years, and was the fire inspector for many years.  Norm also drove school bus for forty years without a scratch on the bus and participated Twin-O-Rama for thirty years.  He was caretaker and sexton for St. Charles Cemetery for over twenty years.  Norm was also a member of the Cassville Ski Busters snowmobile club and was an avid hunter.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Haas, Cassville; two children: Rod Haas, Minneapolis, MN; Sandy (Paul) Haverland, Cassville; three grandchildren:  Tera Haas, Woodbury, MN; Tricia and Todd Haverland, Cassville; his brothers and sisters: Francis Haas, Cassville; Monroe (Dorothy) Haas, Lancaster; Bernice (Stu) Kepler, Amherst Junction, WI; Helen Haas, Madison; Ruth (Dave) Schriener, Deerfield; his sister-in-law, Ruth Haas, Cassville; other relatives and many friends.

In addition to his parents, Norm was preceded in death by his brothers: Maurice, LaVerne and Louis Haas.

Funeral services were on Monday, February 21, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville with Father John Meinholz officiating.  Burial with military honors was held in St. Charles Cemetery, Cassville.  Family and friends called on Sunday, February 20, 2011, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the church where a 3:00 p.m. scripture service was held.  Friends also called on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.  Martin Funeral Home in Cassville is assisting the family.  In lieu of plants and flowers, the family suggests memorials be given to the Cassville Fire Department or the Cassville Rescue Squad.


Sharlene Haas

Sharlene M. Haas, age 78, of Potosi, passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2015, at UW Hospital and Clinics in Madison.  She was born on March 31, 1937, in Waterloo, IA, the daughter of Clarence and Hilda (Ziemer) Ryan.  Sharlene graduated Waterloo High School and furthered her education at nursing school in Dubuque, IA.  She was employed at Mercy Medical Center for several years.  On February 27, 1960, Sharlene was united in marriage to Joseph Haas at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dubuque, IA.  After raising her family, she went back to work as a nurse's aide at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, retiring in 1999.  Sharlene was a member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Tennyson and enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and gardening.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her children:  Dan, Ken, Larry (Penny), Robert (Bridget), Randy (Sandra) Haas; Maureen (Harry) Shaben; Laurie Eisele; 21 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Marti Ryan and Sarah (George) Pemsl; a brother-in-law, Jim (Mary) Haas; a close friend, Don Morsehead.

She was preceded in death by her husband; two granddaughters: Blaire and Jamie Haas; and a brother, Jim Ryan.

Funeral services was held on Tuesday, November 24, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tennyson with Father Richard Leffler officiating.  Burial was in the church cemetery.  Family and friends called on Monday, November 23, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.  Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Potosi is serving the family.


Nancy C. Haberkorn

     Nancy C. Haberkorn, age 64, of Lancaster, passed away on Monday, December 1, 2008, at UW Hospital in Madison, following a brief illness, surrounded by her loved ones.  She was born on January 2, 1944, in Dubuque, IA, the daughter of William and Bernetta (McDermott) Munger.  Nancy was employed with Ray-O-Vac, Gasser True Value Hardware and the Loudspeaker Component Corporation throughout the years.  Nancy loved her family and their activities and will be dearly missed.  She enjoyed her pets, gardening, and watching the Green Bay Packers and Brett Farve.  Nancy especially enjoyed her trip to visit her brother, Mike, in Seattle, Washington.

       Survivors include her best friend and caregiver, Mary �Toby� Stoker, Lancaster; her children: Karen (Dennis) Potter, Lancaster; Lisa (Rich) McNett, Platteville; Steve (fianc� Pam Buss) Haberkorn, Cassville; Cindy Haberkorn, Lancaster; Bob (Connie) Haberkorn, Potosi; her brother: Mike (Mary) Munger, Eatonville, WA; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a god-daughter, Tonya (Matt) Mish, Bloomington; nieces and nephews; a dear friend, Norbert (Karen) Stoker, Platteville and former husband, Albert Haberkorn, FL.

       In addition to her parents, Nancy was preceded in death by a son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Judy Haberkorn, two infant grandchildren, and a dear friend, Leona Stoker.

       Funeral services were held on Friday, December 5, 2008, at 8:00 p.m. at Schwartz Funeral Home in Lancaster.  Burial will be at a later date.  Friends called on Friday, December 5, 2008, from 3:00 p.m. until time of services at Schwartz Funeral Home.  A Nancy C. Haberkorn memorial fund has been established.

       The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Diane from Home Care Select and all the other doctors and nurses who cared for Nancy in the last few months.


Betty A. Haberlie

     Betty A. Haberlie, age 69, of Lancaster, Wisconsin died on November 17, 2009, at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa, after a brief illness. She was born on March 22, 1940, in Lancaster Wisconsin, the daughter of J. Stanley and Retha (Jack) Noble. On October 10, 1959, she married James Haberlie in Lancaster, Wisconsin.

     She was employed by Croft Shur-Save and then Dicks Supermarkets for over 3 decades before retiring in 2006. She recently has been involved in the Lancaster City Council and volunteered at the Thrift shop.

     Her interests included playing cards with the card club, going to plays, drinking Kessler, finding deals, enjoying campfires, spending time with her grandchildren and family and laughing a lot.  Her stories and humor will be missed by many. 

     She is survived by three children: Michael J. (special friend Donna O�Neil) Haberlie, Lancaster; Vickie L. (Kurt) Streicher, Bettendorf, Iowa; and Jo Ellen (Jeff) La Grange, Milwaukee Wisconsin; seven grandchildren: Alex, Katie and Jamie Haberlie of Lancaster, Heather and Kyle Streicher of Bettendorf, Iowa and Foster and Anna La Grange of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  She is also survived by her brother, Jack Noble, Seattle, Washington and sister, Linda Noble, Lake Delton, Wisconsin, her brother-in-law, Jerry Moody, Belmont, Wisconsin; and her card club.

     She was preceded in death by her husband, James Haberlie, her parents, J. Stanley and Retha Noble, her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Ed and Rose Haberlie, and a daughter-in-law, Joan Haberlie

     Funeral services were held on Monday, November 23, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. at the Lancaster Congregational Church in Lancaster with Pastor Mark Dieter officiating.  Burial was in the Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster.  Friends called on Sunday, November 22, 2009, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the church and from 10:00 am until the time of services on Monday at the church. Schwartz Funeral Home of Lancaster assisted the family. In lieu of plants and flowers, a Betty A. Haberlie memorial fund has been established.


June M. Hahn

June M. Hahn, age 88, of Lancaster passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016, at Grant Regional Health Center, Lancaster.  She was born on June 9, 1927, in Lima Union Township, the daughter of Orval and Elsie (Graf) Reed.  June graduated from Platteville High School.  On January 9, 1946, she was united in marriage to Leo J. Hahn at St. Clement Catholic Church. Together they farmed in North Lancaster Township for over 50 years.  June was a school bus driver for the Lancaster Community School District for over 30 years.  She was a 4-H leader for over 40 years and a superintendent for the Grant County Fair.  June was also a member of the Grant Regional Hospital Auxiliary for over 40 years.  She was a dedicated member of St. Clement Catholic Church and the Catholic Knights.  June loved keeping up with her family and their activities and enjoyed playing euchre, crafting, especially, crocheting, sewing, and knitting.  She also taught adult crafts for Southwest Wisconsin Technical College.

Survivors include her children: Shirley (Donald) Bennett, Mineral Point; Jeanne Kohlbeck, Wausau; Patricia (Richard) Bugalski, Dubuque, IA; Michael (Linda) Hahn, Lancaster; Mary Jo (Kevin) Roesch, Potosi; Barb (Bob) Arnold, Stoughton; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Bernice Muench; Dolores (Alan) Schwantes, Phyllis Schmit, and Roberta Reed; many nieces and nephews.

June was preceded in death by her loving husband of 69 years, Leo; a granddaughter, Sarah Andraski; her siblings: William Reed and Dorothy (Wendell) Case; sister-in-law:  Irene (Harold) Bennett; brothers-in-law:  Carl Muench and Donald Schmit.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, February 1, 2016, at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster at 11:00 a.m. with Father William Seipp officiating.  Burial was in St. Clement Cemetery, Lancaster.  Family and friends called on Sunday, January 31, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster.  Friends also called on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church, where a 9:45 a.m. parish rosary was held.  In lieu of plants and flowers, a June M. Hahn Memorial Fund has been established.  Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster is assisting the family.


Leo Hahn

Leo J. Hahn, age 91 passed away on Friday June 26, 2015 at Grant Regional Health Center in Lancaster. He was born June 19, 1924 in Fennimore, the son of Joseph and Mary (Fuerstenberg) Hahn. Leo graduated from Lancaster High School in 1942 and was united into marriage to June M. Reed on January 9, 1946 at St. Clement Catholic Church. Together they farmed in North Lancaster Township for over 50 years. Leo was a school bus driver for the Lancaster Community School District for over 30 years, and a Grant County Deputy for over 40 years. He was a dedicated member of St. Clement Catholic Church and the Catholic Knights. Leo loved keeping up with his family and their activities. He also enjoyed wood working, playing a good game of euchre, cribbage, and dominos.

Surviving is his loving wife of 69 years June, their children; Shirley (Donald) Bennett, Jeanne Kohlbeck, Patricia (Richard) Bugalski , Michael (Linda) Hahn, Mary Jo (Kevin) Roesch, Barb (Bob) Arnold,  15 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, sisters, Bernice Muench, Dolores (Alan) Schwantes, Phyllis Schmit, a brother in law Harold Bennett, a sister in law Roberta Reed, many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter Sarah Andraski, a sister Irene Bennett, three brothers in law Carl Muench, Donald Schmit, and William Reed, and a sister in law Dorothy (Wendell) Case.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday July 1, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster with Rev. John Sasse officiating. Burial was in the St. Clement Cemetery. Family and friends called on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church, where a 2:45 p.m. parish rosary will be held. Friends also called on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the church. The Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster is serving the family. In lieu of plants and flowers, a Leo J. Hahn Memorial Fund has been established.


Loren Haines

Loren F. Haines, age 87, of rural Lancaster, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, rural Lancaster.  He was born on April 8, 1929, on the home farm in Ellenboro Township, the son of Sam and Elva (Boyd) Haines.  Loren attended elementary school in several different one room schools and Lancaster Elementary.  Loren was united in marriage to Gladys R. Mohlmann, of Belmont, on June 28, 1949, at the United Methodist Church in Platteville.  He was first employed at Farley & Letcher Manufacturing in Dubuque, IA, later drove gravel truck for Becker & Tuckwood, Lancaster, and farmed three rental farms before buying their own farm in Ellenboro Township, where they farmed until retirement.  He enjoyed deer hunting and hitting all the local coffee shops in the area.

Survivors include his wife, Gladys; one son, Larry (Donna) Haines, Lancaster; a daughter, Shari (John) Fuerstenberg, Platteville; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; brothers, Harold (Virginia) Haines, and Dallas Haines, all of Tomah; one sister, LaVon (Paul) Naegle, Council Bluffs, IA; a sister-in-law, Agnes Scott, Fennimore.

In addition to his parents, Loren was preceded in death by his son, David; twin brother, Leland (Ruth Ann); his wife's parents, Louis and Elsie Mohlmann.

Funeral services were held on Monday, December 19, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory, 1234 S. Madison Street, Lancaster, with Roy Weber officiating.  Burial was in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster.  Family and friends called on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.


Robert "Bob" B. Hale

Robert �Bob� Burdette Hale, age 80, of rural Lancaster, died on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2010, at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born on April 27, 1929, in Little Grant Township, the son of Irven Webb and Ella Mae (Wilson) Hale.  Bob attended Predeaux Country School in Little Grant.  He enlisted in the US Army and served at Fort Benning from 1948 to1949 and also served in Korea from 1950 to 1951.  Bob was employed at Brodtville Cheese Factory when he met Darleen LaVon Pitzer.  On August 14, 1950, Robert was united in marriage to Darleen Pitzer in Dubuque, IA.  He also worked at Ziegler Hampton Hardware before farming.  Together they farmed from 1955 until his retirement in 1982.  Bob continued to work by delivering milk in Cassville, delivering the Shopping News, and working at the Wonder Wash Car Washes.  He also liked woodworking, fishing and reading westerns.   Bob was a member of the Richard Burns American Legion Post No. 109, where we was adjutant for many years and William Pollock VFW Post No. 2344, both of Lancaster.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by a son, Gregory; three brothers and one step-sister: Elmo, Harold, Charles and Gladys Specht.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Darleen Hale, Lancaster; 13 children:  Becky (Gary) Bjorge, DeForest; Robert R., Nekoosa; Kim Wilker, Wauzeka; Sheila Albrecht (Richard Boller), Prairie du Chien; Todd (Jane), Montfort; Rodney (Brenda), Wisconsin Rapids; Timothy (Carol), Baldwin; Scott (Maureen), Stanchfield, MN; Kurt (Deb), Lancaster; Eric, Lancaster; Kristin (Frank) Ries, Marquette, IA; Jennifer Wepking (Brian Wepking), Lancaster and Kerri (Jason) Damm, Fort Atkinson; 40 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Julie Hale, New Lisbon; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at 1:00 p.m. at Schwartz Funeral Home in Lancaster with Reverend Mary Ann Floerke officiating.  Burial was in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster with Military Honors provided by the Richard Burns American Legion Post No. 109 and William Pollock VFW Post No. 2344, both of Lancaster.  Family and friends called on Wednesday, April 7, 2010, from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.            


JoAnne M. Halferty

     JoAnne Marie Halferty, age 71, of Lancaster, died on Tuesday, November 24, 2009, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, Lancaster.  She was born on April 7, 1938, in Hinckley, IL, the daughter of Frank T. and Edith (Blanchard) Bullock.  She attended grade school in Red Oak, IA.  In 1955, JoAnne graduated from Central High School in LaCrosse.  She furthered her education at WI State University in Eau Claire, where she studied English and Library Science.  In 1964, JoAnne graduated from the UW-Madison with a masters degree in Library Science.  On September 19, 1964, JoAnne was united in marriage to James B. Halferty at the Methodist Church in LaCrosse.  After their marriage, JoAnne was employed with the UW-Platteville.  In 1977, she became the director of the Lancaster Public Library and for the next twenty-six years, she led the community in adding twice the space to the building and bringing the collection on-line.  JoAnne retired in 2003.  She was a member of PEO, Lancaster Congregational Church and multiple bridge clubs.  In her retirement years, JoAnne enjoyed spending time with her family, playing bridge, reading cozy novels, and doting on her grandchildren.  She was an enthusiastic birder, feeding and providing homes for many species of birds near her home in North Lancaster Township. 

       Survivors include her husband of forty-five years, James B. Halferty, Lancaster; Matthew (Laurie) Halferty, Pewaukee; Susan (Jay) Pence, Victor, ID; Laura (Jay) Krishnan, Minneapolis, MN; and three grandchildren: Thomas and Ryan Pence and Sameer Krishnan.

       In addition to her parents, JoAnne was preceded in death by her brother, Frank.

       Funeral services were held on Monday, November 30, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. at the Lancaster Congregational Church with Rev. Mark Dieter officiating.  Burial was in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster.  Friends called on Sunday, November 29, 2009, from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the church and from 10:00 a.m. on Monday until time of services.  A JoAnne M. Halferty memorial fund has been established.  Schwartz Funeral Home in Lancaster is assisting the family.


Betty Hall

Betty L. (Schramm) Hall, age 79, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, rural Lancaster. She was born January 7, 1937 the daughter of Walter and Ila (Clauer) Schramm. Betty attended Lancaster High School and graduated from Southwest Technical College. She was employed and the Lancaster Care Center and Orchard Manor Nursing Home. Betty also operated the Anchor Inn and Don's Antique and Junque in Fennimore.  She worked hard and raised eight children. Betty enjoyed wallpapering and refinishing furniture.

Surviving are her sons; Howard, Mike, Brian (Gail) and Mark Hall, siblings; Donna Irish, Charles (Nancy) Schramm, Ruth Pluemer, Walter "Bronc" (Lennie) Schramm Jr., Karen Eck, Douglas (Pat), Gregory (Carol), Tim (Theresa) Schramm, and Kim (Leonard) Jerrett, 16 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her children, David, Julie, Daniel, Ronald, her brother in laws; Keith Irish, Virgil Eck, and James Pluemer.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 am on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Schwartz Funeral Home in Lancaster, with Fr. Richard Leffler officiating.  Burial was in the British Hollow Cemetery, rural Potosi.  Friends called on Saturday from 9:00 am until the time of service at the funeral home.  Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the family.

In lieu of plants and flowers, a Betty L. Hall memorial fund has been established.


Charles D. Hall

     Charles D. Hall, age 63, of Lancaster, died on Sunday, August 10, 2008, at St. Mary�s Hospital in Madison.  He was born on July 20, 1945, in S. Lancaster Township, the son of Doris and Mary (Marcue) Hall, Sr.  He married Delores M. Purkapile on September 23, 1967 at the First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster.  Charlie was employed at the mines in Tennyson and for Dillman Brothers which later became Kowalski-Kieler in Lancaster.  He was a lifetime member and elder of the First Presbyterian Church.  Charlie enjoyed hunting, fishing and joking around with his family.  He was looking forward to becoming a great-grandfather. 

     Charlie is survived by his wife, Delores, Lancaster; a daughter, Lisa (Charlie) Rauch, Cassville and  a son, Leonard, Lancaster; two grandchildren:  Andrew (Amanda Buss) Landon, and Abbey Rauch; two sisters, Phyllis (Dale) French, Mt. Hope and Pauline (Jim) Pitzen, Lancaster; one brother, Carl (Kathy) Hall, Platteville; a sister-in-law, Robin Hall, Hazel Green; mother-in-law, Janice Purkapile, Boscobel, many nieces and nephews.

     He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Doris Hall, Jr.

     Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 14, 2008 at the Schwartz Funeral Home in Lancaster with Pastor Mark Hoehne officiating.  Burial was in the Hillside Cemetery in Lancaster.  Family and friends called from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 and from 9:30 a.m. until time of services Thursday at the funeral home.


Graydon Hall

Graydon G. Hall, age 74, of Lancaster, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2016, at Grant Regional Health Center, Lancaster.  He was born on May 4, 1942, in Ellenboro Township, the son of Guerdon and Gila (Marcue) Hall.  Graydon worked for Ellenboro Township as the patrolman from 1977 until 1999.  On August 26, 1978, he was united in marriage to the love of his life Patricia Erickson at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster.  Graydon enjoyed fishing, gardening and spending time with family and friends.  He always had a great story to share and will be missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia; his siblings:  Cleobelle (John) Friedrich, Ellenboro; Cleone (Donald) Ames, Potosi; Edward (Karen) Hall, Rockville; Glennice (Mervin) Spease, Platteville; Kevin (Bernie) Hall, Platteville; his in-laws:  Gary Erickson, Muscoda; Tom Erickson, Tacoma, WA; Connie (Steve) Reinsbach, Lancaster; Julie (Kevin) Atkinson, Cuba City; many nieces and nephews.

Graydon was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial services were held on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at 11:30 a.m. at Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster with Bill Manthe officiating.  Private family burial was in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster.  Family and friends called on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home. 


Lavon H. Hall

Lavon H. Hall, age 82, of Lancaster, died on Thursday, January 19, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, IA. She was born on September 2, 1929, on the family farm in Grant County, the daughter of Earl and Beatrice (Brandemuehl) Hoffman. Lavon attended country school and graduated from Lancaster High School. She furthered her education at business school in Milwaukee. On January 20,1951, Lavon was united in marriage to Lavon C. Hall, her high school sweet heart. After their marriage, Lavon raised her family. She was a bookkeeper for the Orange Crush Pop Factory of Lancaster and she later began employment at the Independent, where she undertook a variety of duties. She was a member of the Lancaster United Methodist Church. Lavon had a passion for her family as well as genealogy. She housed a large portion of the Grant County Historical library. Local history was very important to her and she served on many local organizations and committees to preserve such history.

Survivors include her three children: Michael J. (Patricia A. Brown) Hall, Madison; Nancy L. (ne: Hall) Beam, Davenport, IA; Brian S. Hall, LaCrosse; two grandsons: Phillip M. (Tricia ne: Welch) Beam and Eric D. (Sara Wright) Beam; three great-grandchildren; Olivia Lavon, Emma Lee, and Kyndel Adeline , Bettendorf, IA; two sisters: Jean (ne: Hoffman) (Ken) Irish, Bagley; Eunice Wyleen (ne: Hoffman) (Clark) High, Amherst; a brother-in-law, Ralph Alcorn; Lancaster; numerous nieces, nephews, and many friends.

In addition to her husband, Lavon was preceded in death by a son-in-law, David A. Beam; three sisters: Marian (Curt) Welch, Joanne (Duane) Schneider, and Lois Alcorn; and a brother-in-law, David Alt.

Funeral services were on Monday, January 23, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at the Lancaster United Methodist Church with Pastor Barbara Cook officiating. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster. Family and friends  called on Sunday, January 22, 2012, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Martin Funeral Home in Lancaster and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.


Patricia Hall

Patricia L. "Pat" (Erickson) Hall, age 62 of Ellenboro, passed away peacefully on November 18, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, due to multiple medical complications after open heart surgery. She was born in Lancaster on July 28, 1954, to Robert and Irene (Duve) Erickson. After graduating from Lancaster High School, she worked at Loudspeaker Component Corporation where she met her future husband and soulmate, Graydon Hall.  She began working at Walmart in Platteville in 1992, and worked there until the time of her passing.

On August 26, 1978, she was united in marriage to the love of her life, Graydon Hall at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster. In their nearly 38 years of marriage they did everything together, including going fishing and their spur of the moment Sunday day trips. They would pack a lunch, set a destination, and just drive.  Pat and Graydon were truly made for each other. His sudden passing on June 3, 2016, left a huge void in her heart and soul. She was a great cook who loved sharing her knowledge and recipes with loved ones.

Pat is survived by her siblings, Connie (Steve) Reinsbach, Lancaster, Julie (Kevin) Atkinson, Cuba City, Gary Erickson, Muscoda, and Tom Erickson, Tacoma, WA; Graydon's siblings, Cleobelle (John) Friedrich, Ellenboro, Cleone (Donald) Ames, Potosi, Edward (Karen) Hall, Rockville, Glennice (Mervin) Spease, Platteville, and Kevin (Bernadette) Hall, Platteville; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and her husband's parents, Guerdon and Gila Hall. Also preceding her in death were great-nephews Kyle Miller, Gideon Pulver, and Wayne Hall.

Funeral Services were held at 11:00 am on Saturday, November 26, 2016, at Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory, 1234 S. Madison St, Lancaster, with Bill Manthe officiating.  Burial was in Hillside Cemetery in Lancaster.  Friends called from 9:00 am until the time of services Saturday at the funeral home. 

The family would like to thank Dr. Vunnamadala and his cardiac team, Dr Whalen, Dr Ringgold, Dr Janes and all of the nurses at Mercy ICU who gave such wonderful care to Pat.


Veronica F. "Frances" Hall

     Veronica �Frances� Hall, age 99, of Lancaster, died on Sunday, September 7, 2008, at the Lancaster Care Center, Lancaster.  She was born December 9, 1908, in Platteville, the daughter of Hollis and Mary (Fuerstenberg) Cummins.  On June 29, 1929, Frances was united in marriage to Nathan C. Hall in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.  Frances was a member of St. Clement Catholic Church, Lancaster.  She enjoyed listening to her scanner and going out to eat fish.

     Survivors include her children: James (Rachel) Hall, Dubuque, IA; Jane (Kent) Borcherding, Hazel Green; ten grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; one daughter-in-law, LaVon H. Hall, Lancaster; other relatives and many friends.

     In addition to her parents, Hollis and Mary Cummins, Frances was preceded in death by one son, LaVon C. Hall on February 28, 2003; and sisters, Martha Cummins and Gertrude Ellis.

      Funeral services were held on Thursday, September 11, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster with Father William Seipp officiating.  Burial was in St. Clement Cemetery, Lancaster.  Friends called on Thursday, September 11, 2008, from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the church. 


Lorna W. Hamilton

     Lorna W. Hamilton, age 54, of Lancaster, died on Sunday, February 1, 2009, at her home in Lancaster.  She was born on December 22, 1954, in Keshena, Shawano County, WI, the daughter of Hank and Roberta (Warrington) Webb.  Lorna attended school at West Grant and was a member of the graduating class of 1973.  On February 11, 1974, she was united in marriage to Bobby Hamilton in Kahoka, MO.  After their marriage, the couple resided in the Bloomington area.  Lorna moved to Dubuque, IA, where she was employed as a CNA with the Sisters of Charity and volunteered for Dubuque Hospice.  Lorna loved her work.  She also loved spending time with her grandchildren, cooking and catering.  She also enjoyed making crafts.

       She is survived by her children:  Jesse (Nicole) Hamilton, Bloomington; Nicole (Chris Kelz) Hamilton, Lancaster; four grandchildren:  Tyson and Tavian Kelz and Owen and Eli Hamilton; her brother and sister:  Joe (Bertha) Webb, Avon, CO; Janita Kleinow, Bloomington; her father, Hank Webb, Bagley and nieces and nephews.

       Lorna was preceded in death by her mother, her husband, her brother, Skippy Webb and a nephew, Seth Kleinow.

       Memorial services were held on Thursday, February 5, 2009, at 1:00 p.m. at Marian Hall, Mt. Carmel, in Dubuque, IA.  Memorial services were also held on Friday, February 6, 2009, at 12:00 p.m. at St. Mary�s Catholic Church in Bloomington.  Burial was in Nagle Cemetery, Patch Grove Township.  Friends called on Friday, February 6, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.    In lieu of plants and flowers, a Lorna W. Hamilton memorial fund was established.   


Daniel N. Hampton

Daniel N. Hampton, age 56, of Mt. Hope, died on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at his home.  He was born on March 30, 1957, the son of Norbert and Rose (Barr) Hampton.  In 1975, Daniel graduated from Bloomington High School.  He worked various jobs upon his high school graduation.  Daniel was employed with Wunderlin Builders in Platteville for many years.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, taking care of his yard, garden and cats.  Daniel�s greatest joy was keeping up with his grandchildren�s activities. 

Survivors include his children:  Season Hampton, Holly Hampton, and Justin (Becky) Hampton; grandchildren:  Peyton and Taylor Deutsch; Haley and Whitney Hampton; and one on the way; two brothers:  Darrell (Anabelle) Hampton; Donald Hampton; his life partner, Deb Gelbach and her daughter, Bobbie (Jamie) Post, and their son, Bradly Lolwing.

Daniel was preceded in death by his parents.

Family greeted friends on Friday, July 19, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster.  A Celebration of his Life was held on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at Dan and Deb�s home in Mt. Hope.


Emma E. Hampton

Emma E. Hampton, age 91, of Lancaster, formerly of Bloomington, died on Thursday, January 6, 2011, at the Lancaster Care Center in Lancaster.  She was born on July 21, 1919, in Beetown Township, the daughter of Sidney and Wessie (Dudley) Gates. Emma graduated from Bloomington High School.  She was employed at the Bloomington Telephone Company as an operator.  Emma later was employed as a secretary at the Agriculture and Soil Conservation Services office.  She was a member of St. Mary�s Catholic Church in Bloomington.  Emma enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and keeping up with her active family. 

Survivors include her children:  Linda (Larry) Watchorn, Fennimore; Paul (Jeanne) Hampton, Dubuque, IA; Kris (Faye) Hampton, Cottage Grove; grandchildren: Sherri (John Schurman) Wenzel, Dodgeville; Juanita (Bob) Caley, Lancaster; Tim (Dawn) Wenzel, Sun Prairie; Michael Hampton, Madison; David Thornell, Rockford, IL; Marnie Wetzatain, Rochester, MN; Ross Hampton, Stoughton; Katherine (Ed) Oliver, Monona; Jessica Hampton, Stoughton; great-grandchildren: Jonathan (Michelle) Kane, Palm Harbor, FL; Kevin and Amy Wenzel; Jack Oliver; Brianna and Emma Hampton; her sister, Mary Ettelson, Clovis, CA; her brother, James (Joan) Gates, Madison; sister-in-law, Virginia Gates, Lancaster; and many members of the Gates and Hampton families.

In addition to her parents, Emma was preceded in death by her daughter, Judy Karle, her brothers, John and Walter Gates and a sister, Ruth Zenz.

Funeral services were held on Monday, January 10, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary�s Catholic Church in Bloomington with Father John Meinholtz officiating.  Burial was in St. Mary�s Cemetery in Bloomington.  Family and friends called on Monday, January 10, 2011, from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.  Martin Funeral Home in Bloomington is assisting the family.


Norman Hampton

Norman L. �Jiggs� Hampton, age 83, of Lancaster, passed away on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Lancaster Care Center.  He was born on November 24, 1930, in Cassville, the son of Laverne and Gertrude (Kirschbaum) Hampton.  Jiggs graduated from Cassville High School in 1948.  After graduation, he was involved with the rodeo out West and worked in the wheat fields.  On September 22, 1953, Jiggs was united in marriage to Delores Burggraf at St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville.  After his marriage, he was employed with the Grant County Highway Department for many years.  Jiggs loved horses.  He was an avid outdoorsman especially enjoying hunting and fishing.  His greatest enjoyment in life was spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Delores of Lancaster; his children:  Mike (Jean) Hampton; Dennis (Carol) Hampton; Robert �Buck� (Jackie) Hampton; all of Lancaster; Becky (Douglas) Schildgen, Waterloo, IA: Laurie Hampton; Sandy (Gary) Schildgen, all of Lancaster; Tami (Bryan) Quinn, Dodgeville; nineteen grandchildren and one on the way; twenty great-grandchildren and one on the way; his brothers and sister:  Walt (Mary) Hampton; Junior (Rose) Hampton; Pete (Marcia) Hampton; Butch (Linda) Hampton; Lois Dechow; many nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to his parents, Jiggs was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Stephanie Schildgen; a sister, Betty Hampton; and a brother-in-law, Calvin Dechow.

Funeral services were held on Monday, March 17, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster with Father John Sasse officiating.  Burial was at a later date.  Family and friends called on Sunday, March 16, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.


Heidi M. Handal

Heidi Margret Handal, age 20, of Lancaster, went home to be with her Savior on Monday, July 25, 2011 at Southwest Health Center in Platteville. She was born on August 25, 1990, in Iowa City, IA, the daughter of Issa and Mary (Rader) Handal. Heidi graduated from Lancaster High School in 2008. She furthered her education at the University of Wisconsin Platteville, where she was a junior majoring in Accounting. Heidi was serving an internship at DuTrac Community Credit Union in Dubuque, IA, as an internal auditor. She was a member of the Rolling Hills Church in Platteville. Heidi loved to cook and gather people together to share her love of food. She also enjoyed the art of spinning wool. Heidi had a vast knowledge of trivia and facts.

Survivors include her parents, Issa and Mary Handal, Lancaster; her sister, Hannah Handal, Lancaster; maternal grandparents, Jacqueline and John Rader, Lancaster; aunts, uncles, other relatives and many friends.

Heidi was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Hanna and Margret �Tata� Handal.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, July 28, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at the Lancaster Congregational Church with Pastor Jeff Nettles and Pastor Mark Dieter officiating. Private family burial was in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster. Family and friends called on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Lancaster Congregational Church and on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church. Schwartz Funeral Home in Lancaster is assisting the family.


Robert Hansen

Robert J. Hansen passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 4, 2016 at the age of 75.  He was born on October 2, 1940 in Rice Lake, WI to Eleanore (James) Christensen and Milne Hansen.  He graduated from Chetek High School and received his Masters from University of Wisconsin - Stout.  Bob spent a good portion of his career at SWTC as Dean of Student Services.  After retirement, Bob worked at Lands' End, Wolf's Grantland Graphics, Grant County Taxi and volunteered as a driver for Aging and Disability Resource Center.   He devoted his life to family, church and education. 

As a loving Son, Husband, Father and Grandfather forever in our hearts, Robert Hansen is survived by his wife, Shirley Felder-Hansen of Lancaster; mother, Eleanore Christensen of Chetek; daughters, Carrie (Brian) Stearns of Cottage Grove, and Cristie (Eric) Fredrickson of Cross Plains.   He was a Grandfather to Henry, Evelyn, Leona, Adalena, and Elijah. 

 A second chance at finding love was apparent when Bob and Shirley developed a relationship and married in 1997.  Bob became a father figure to six step children: Tom (Terri) Felder, Jim (Misty) Felder, Jeff (Dana) Felder, Mary (Philip) Wolf, Sue Felder, and Sarah (Don) Blevins.  Bob was also involved with his step grandchildren as they looked up to him for love, guidance and support while attending important events that meant a lot to all 13 step grandchildren: Nathan & Zachary Felder, Brett & Bradley Felder, Amber Landon, Abbey & Libby Felder, Carissa (Gary) Koenen, Nicole & Owen Wolf, Donavan (Godson to Bob), Alyssa & Jauron Blevins.    

Bob enjoyed many outdoor activities which included camping, hiking, biking, walking, and gardening.  The artistic side of Bob was displayed in his wood carvings, woodworking, picture painting, and stained glass.

Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Janis Hansen; his father, Milne Hansen, and stepfather James Christensen. 

To honor Bob's life, funeral services were held on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 11am at the Lancaster United Methodist Church, with Pastor Jean Schmidt officiating.  Burial was at Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster, WI.  Family and friends called on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 from 9am until time of services at the church.  Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster is assisting the family.   In lieu of plants and flowers, a Robert J. Hansen memorial fund has been established.  


Dorothy Harasha

Dorothy I. Harasha, age 96, of Lancaster, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at the Atrium Post Acute Care in Lancaster.  She was born on July 16, 1918, in Lancaster, the daughter of William and Essie (Edward) Garthwaite.  After graduating from Lancaster High School, Dorothy was employed at the Grant County Court House with the Agricultural Program.  On August 3, 1939, she was united in marriage to Ralph Harasha.  After their marriage they lived on the family farm for many years.  Ralph preceded her in death in 1978.  Dorothy enjoyed many family events across the United States.

Survivors include six children:  John (Carleen) Harasha, WI; Tom (Lee) Harasha, AZ; Steve (Bob Cornell) Harasha, NJ; Jim (Rita) Harasha, WI; Mary Ann Behncke, CA; Jill (Roger) Wadlund, NJ; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; a son-in-law, Roger Owen, CA; other close relatives and many friends.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Dorothy was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Owen; a grandson, Travis Harasha; two sisters, Helen (Paul) Jamison and Maxine (Otto) Schurman; a brother, Bill (Phyllis) Garthwaite and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster with Reverend John Sasse officiating.  Burial was in St. Clement Cemetery, Lancaster.  Family and friends called on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church.  In lieu of plants and flowers, memorials may be offered for masses in memory of Dorothy and/or to the Alzheimer/Dementia Society.  Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster is assisting the family.


William C. Harper

     William C. Harper, age 92, of Lancaster, died on Thursday, May 21, 2009, at his home in Lancaster.  He was born on February 24, 1917, in Red Cedar (now Durand), the son of Hugh Allen and Florence Gertrude (Burr) Harper.  Bill graduated from Lancaster High School in 1935.  He was a great athlete who lettered in football, basketball, and baseball while he attended college at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Idaho.  While attending college in Idaho, he began to work for MK on Wake Island to earn money for medical school.  During the attack on Pearl Harbor, Wake Island came under siege and on December 23, Wake Island fell into Japanese hands.  Most of the MK civilian employees and military were taken to China and Japan prisoner of war camps until the war ended in 1945.  Bill received an honorable discharge from the Navy.  The men of Wake Island have remained friends to this day.  On July 27, 1946, William was united in marriage to Shirley Jean Walker in Madison.  Together they farmed and raised a family at Cornerstone Farm in Lancaster. 

            Survivors include his nine children, David (Donna); Jeffrey; Robert; Neal (Marilyn); Sharon; Jules (Mac); Jane; Lisa (Tod); and Lora; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his sister, Jean (Bob) Nauman.

            In addition to his parents, William was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley, and a granddaughter, Stephanie Muldoon; three sisters:  Dorothy Tucker, Ann Padgett, Alice Stokes, and a brother, Hugh. 

            Memorial services with military honors were held on Saturday, June 13, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the Youth and Ag Building in Lancaster.  Burial was at a later date.  There was no visitation prior to services.  Schwartz Funeral Home in Lancaster assisted the family.  In lieu of plants and flowers, a William C. Harper memorial fund has been established.


Karen Harris

Karen A. Harris, age 72, of Lancaster, died Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home in Lancaster.  Karen was born on December 30, 1942, to George and Dorothy (Dubel) Harris.  She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, babysitting, cleaning, riding her bike, sweets, and Diet Pepsi.

Karen is survived by her step-mother, Donalean Harris of Bagley; and several nieces, other relatives, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Terry and Jack Harris; and her dear friend, Clara Mae Scott.

Funeral Services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 15, 2015, at the Lancaster United Methodist Church, with Reverend Jean Schmidt officiating.  Burial was in Bagley Cemetery.  Friends called an hour prior to the service Saturday at the church.  Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster is assisting the family.

Memorials are preferred to the Lancaster United Methodist Church.


Robert N. Hartwig

Robert N. Hartwig, age 68, of Auburndale, formerly of Cassville, passed away with his family at his side on Saturday, October 13, 2012, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee after a hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer.  He was born on March 1, 1944, in Hancock, the son of Emil and Linda (Scharf) Hartwig.  On October 22, 1977, Robert was untied in marriage to Kathy Hubbard in Chicago.  They lived in Chicago until 1993 when they moved to Cassville.  In 2010, they moved to Auburndale so they could be close to his son, daughter-in-law, and grandson.  Robert was employed for thirty and a half years at Great Lakes Corporation in Chicago and seven years at Cuba City Machine.  After his retirement, he mowed lawns for the residents of the Village of Cassville.  Robert had a passion for hunting, fishing, bowling, woodworking, and fixing anything that no one else could fix.  He enjoyed golfing, playing cards and sharing deer hunting stories with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy Hartwig, Auburndale; son, Robert (Katie) Hartwig, Arpin; grandson, Curtis Hartwig, Arpin; his mother, Linda Swartzbaugh; sister-in-law, Betty (Norm) Guild, Cuba City; his aunts: Annie Laport, Hancock; Janet (Jim) Wright, Sheboygan Falls; Vini Bohn, Wild Rose; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other loving relatives and friends.

Robert was preceded in death by his father, Emil, stepfather, Curtis, his very dear uncle, Vernon Laport, Sr., and cousin, Vernon Laport, Jr.

Funeral services were held on Friday, October 19, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at Martin Funeral Home in Cassville.  Burial with military honors was held in St. Charles Cemetery, Cassville.  Family and friends called on Thursday, October 18, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home in Cassville and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.


Grace M. Haskins

Grace Marlene "Marly" (Deutsch) Haskins, age 83, of Lancaster, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 216, at Grant Regional Health Center in Lancaster.  Born in New York City, Marly moved with her family at an early age to St Paul MN, where her father was employed as an interior decorator, and her mother taught high school English.  After grade school, Marly attended St Paul Academy, earning her diploma in 1950.  She completed her BA degree in English at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs NY, later earning an MA in school administration from UW-Madison.  She returned to Minnesota after Skidmore and became a school teacher in Pine City.  In 1955, through a mutual acquaintance, she met Darrel Haskins, an Air Force officer stationed at Chamberlain Field in St Paul and the man who would become the love of her life and future husband. After she and Darrel married October 26, 1957, they moved to Darrel's hometown Lancaster, WI, where Darrel worked in the family petroleum business.  Small town life was a bit of an adjustment for a big city girl, but Marly adapted well and they started a family with a son in 1959 and a daughter in 1962.  Marly served the community in a wide range of roles, including substitute teacher locally and full-time teacher in Potosi, WI; longtime volunteer at Lancaster Memorial Hospital; board member of the local hospital auxiliary and eventually president of the Wisconsin association of hospital auxiliaries; volunteer coordinator for Orchard Manor; member of the Lancaster City Council, Cub Scout den mother, Brownie leader, charter member of Lancaster Community Players, and most recently served on the planning and fundraising committee for the Schreiner Memorial Library expansion.  She especially enjoyed her homemakers group, book club, and bridge club, and she loved to travel, occasionally with her mother but most often with husband and soulmate Darrel. 

Marly was preceded in death by her parents, Dorothy (Dunn) and Clarence Deutsch, her grandparents Evaline and William W (Billy) Dunn, and her favorite aunt Jane Graw. 

She is survived by her four grandchildren, whom she loved dearly:  Amelia Rolf,  Nolan Rolf, Alex Haskins, Carl (Laura) Geczy-Haskins; her children Sheila (Troy) Rolf and Bill (Lisa Swanson) Haskins, and her loving husband of almost 59 years, Darrel.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 6, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at the Lancaster Congregational Church with Reverend Mark Dieter officiating.  Burial was at a later date.  There was no visitation.  Memorials are suggested to Grant Regional Auxiliary or the Lancaster Congregational Church.  Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster is assisting the family.


Helen T. Hatch

     Helen T. Hatch, age 98, of Lancaster, died on Friday, September 19, 2008, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, rural Lancaster.  She was born on January 18, 1910, in Luxemburg, Iowa, the daughter of Ernest H. and Catherine (Steffen) Goebel.  She left Iowa at the age of twenty-two, but was always loyal to her home state and her family.  On May 23, 1932, Helen was united in marriage to Stanley K. Hatch at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster, where she has lived for the past 76 years.  Helen and her husband started The Reminder in 1932, publishing it out of their home.  The Reminder is still being published today.  She was a member of St. Clement Catholic Church, its CCW, and Legion of Mary.  Helen was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary, which she represented at local grade schools where she spoke to children and gave them a US flag.  She loved flowers, gardening and enjoyed the outdoors.  The most important part of her life was her family which brought her great happiness and pride.  Helen will always be remembered for her love of her family, her country and her faith in God.

     In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley on February 10, 1985, a son, David John Hatch in 1962, two grandchildren, sisters: Martha Lechtenberg, Irene Block and Othilda Sherman, brothers, Raymond, Leander, Eugene and Hilarry Goebel, and a sister-in-law, Lucile Hatch.

      Survivors include her two sons: James (Pat) Hatch, Madison; Toni (Anita) Hatch, Portage; her daughter: Diane Hatch Ertz, Madison; thirteen grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; two sisters: Louise (Art) Ries, New Vienna, IA; Virginette (Loras) Hosch, Dubuque, IA; sister-in-law, Bertha Goebel, Luxemburg, IA; and many nieces and nephews.

      Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster with Father William Seipp and Father Carl Ries officiating.  Burial was in St. Clement Cemetery, Lancaster.  Friends called on Tuesday, September 23, 2008, from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church. 


Richard J. Hauck

Richard J. Hauck, age 66, of Lancaster, died on Monday, August 29, 2011, at UW Hospital in Madison. He was born on August 25, 1945, in Lancaster the son of Elgie and Helene (Hauck) McCartney. Richard attended Lancaster High School before enlisting in the United States Army in 1963 serving his country during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged in 1967. On August 24, 1968, Richard was united in marriage to Harriet Harper at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster. Following their marriage, the couple made their home in Madison and Denver, settling in Lancaster in 1979. Richard was employed in the hospital lab and also did landscaping. He enjoyed woodworking, music, traveling to Jamaica, and had a passion for cooking. Richard was a member of St. Clement Catholic Church, the William Pollock VFW Post No. 2344 of Lancaster and a lifetime member of DAV.

Survivors include his wife, Harriet Hauck, Lancaster; two daughters: Rebecca Ann (Terry Bell) Hauck, LaCrosse; Christina (Kevin) Hinkley, Madison; step-grandson, Austin Hinkley; two siblings: Bernard (Jan) McCartney, Roy, Washington; Jan (Darrell) Ludvick, Prairie du Chien; other relatives and many friends.

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Hauck.

Funeral services were held on Friday, September 2, 2011, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster with Father William Seipp officiating. Burial with military honors was held in St. Clement Cemetery, Lancaster. Family and friends called on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church. Schwartz Funeral Home in Lancaster is assisting the family.


Evan J. Hauk

Evan J. Hauk, age 13, of Cassville, died on Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at Grant Regional Health Center in Lancaster.  He was born on November 10, 1997, the son of Jacob and Jessica (Hoffmann) Hauk.  Evan graduated from St. Clement Catholic School in 2010.  He was to be an eighth grader at Lancaster Middle School.  Evan played Lancaster Youth Football.  He was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed fishing, hunting, skiing, and the river.  Evan lived life to the fullest with a heart of gold, adventurous smile, and sky blue eyes. 

Survivors include his parents: Jacob and Jessica Hauk; his sister and brother, Annalise and Aiden, who Evan was a wonderful big brother to; maternal grandparents: Kevin and Julie Hoffmann; paternal grandparents: Betty and Russell Peterson; great-grandparents: James and Betty Hoffmann, Ruth Esser-Recker and her husband Don; uncles: Ryan (Lindsey Meyer) Hoffmann; Nicholas (Katie) Hauk; an aunt, Shelby (Robert) Roe; cousins, and many relatives.

Evan was preceded in death by his grandfather, Richard Hauk; great-grandparents: Kenneth Esser, Walter and Marge Hauk, and Paul and Opal Bartels.

Funeral services were held on Monday, July 11, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster with Father William Seipp officiating.  Burial was in St. Clement Cemetery, Lancaster.  Family and friends called on Sunday, July 10, 2011, from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church and on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church.  In lieu of plants and flowers, an Evan J. Hauk memorial fund has been established.  Martin Funeral Home in Lancaster is assisting the family.


Margaret C. Hauk

     Margaret C. �Marge� Hauk, age 81, of Cassville, passed away on Monday, June 1, 2009, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, rural Lancaster, after a brief but courageous battle with cancer.  She was born on February 10, 1928, in Cassville, the daughter of Louis and Alberta (Scanlan) Uppena.  On August 19, 1946, Marge was united in marriage to Walter Hauk at St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville.  After graduating from Cassville High School, Marge attended Electronics School in Minneapolis.  Her greatest joy and focus was her family and she leaves behind a rich legacy of her children�s families and their ever extending circles.  Marge was an active member of the St. Charles Parish and the CCW.  She enjoyed quilting with her friends in Burton and could always be counted on as a substitute for the neighborhood card club.  Over the years, she has donated more than eighteen gallons of blood and countless hours of volunteer work.  Marge worked at the Waterloo Township voting station, as an assistant cook, and at the floral shop after raising eleven children.

       Survivors include her children:  Tom (Jan) Hauk, Buckeye, AZ; Ellen (Greg) Koelker, Stoddard; Barb (Chuck) Wright, Potosi; Brian (Jodi) Hauk, River Falls; Kathy (Don) Russell, Cassville; Lori (Dave) Fure, Cassville; Bill (Amy) Hauk, Potosi; daughter-in-law, Betty Peterson, St. Olaf, IA; brother, Gene Uppena, Blue Earth, MN; a sister-in-law, Pauline Uppena, Cassville; brother-in-law, Jerome Hauk, Fennimore; 22 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

       In addition to her parents, Marge was preceded in death by her husband, Walt; her sons, Dick, Mike and Bob; her daughter, Joyce; a son-in-law, Dave Junk; her sister, Marian Uppena; her brothers, Bob, Charles, and John Uppena; a sister-in-law, Lucille Reynolds and her brothers-in-law, William, Lawrence, and Francis Hauk.

       Funeral services were held on Thursday, June 4, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville with Father John Norder and Msgr. James Uppena officiating.  Private Family Burial was in St. Charles Cemetery, Cassville.  Friends called on Wednesday, June 3, 2009, from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home in Cassville and on Thursday, from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church.  Martin Funeral Home in Cassville is assisted the family.  In lieu of plants and flowers, memorials may be offered to the American Cancer Society or to the Juvenile Diabetes Association. 

      Marge�s family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Orchard Manor Nursing Home for all their compassionate, kind, and respectful care for our mom.


Mary Lou Hauck

     Mary Lou Hauck, age 66, of Lancaster, died on Tuesday, December 15, 2009, at Grant Regional Health Center in Lancaster.  She was born on July 11, 1943, in Burton, the daughter of Ned and Marcella (Kirschbaum) McDonald.  She was raised in Cassville.  On November 25, 1961, Mary Lou was united in marriage to Gerald W. Hauck at St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville.  She enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her children and grandchildren.  Mary Lou was employed at Loudspeaker Component Corp., Hardee�s and McDonald�s in Lancaster.  She was a member of St. Clement Church.

       Survivors include her four children: Tammy (Mark) Drew, Mt. Hope; Theresa (Darrell) Caley, Beetown; Cindy (Travis) Slama, Marquette, IA; Jerry W. (Gretchen) Hauck, Jr., Dodgeville; six grandchildren: Missy (Dean) Buss, Holden Miller-Hauck, James Slama, Ariana Hauck, Lily Hauck, and Trent Fordney; her brothers: Roger (Mary Kay) McDonald, Cassville; Jack (Dee) McDonald, Potosi; a sister-in-law, Janis (Darrell) Ludvick, Prairie du Chien; brothers-in-law, Richard (Harriet) Hauck, Lancaster; Bernie (Jan) McCartney, Tacoma, WA; and a special friend, Doug Glass, Bagley.

       In addition to her parents, Mary Lou was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald on January 10, 2006; her mother and father-in-law, Helene and Elgie McCartney, her brother, Phil McDonald, and sister and brother-in-law, Karen and Richard Kann as well as her beloved dog, Princess.

       Funeral services were held on Friday, December 18, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster with Father William Seipp officiating.  Burial was in St. Clement Cemetery, Lancaster.  Friends called on Thursday, December 17, 2009, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Schwartz Funeral Home in Lancaster and from 9:30 a.m. until time of services on Friday at the funeral home.


Rose Hauk

Rose A. Hauk, age 71, of Cassville, died Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at the Lancaster Care Center.  Rose was born on June 13, 1943 in Lancaster, the daughter of Fred and Agnes (Kirschbaum) Brinkman.  On February 8, 1964, Rose was united in marriage to Phil Hauk at St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville.  After their marriage, the couple farmed in Cassville for thirty-five years.  Rose was also employed as a Teacher�s Aide at the Cassville Public School.  She was an active member of St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville.  Rose enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing, gardening, fishing, hunting, and snowmobiling.  She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and will be dearly missed.

Rose is survived by her husband, Phil of Cassville; her four children: Kelly Hauk; Daniel (Julie) Hauk, Livingston; Troy Hauk, Cassville; Krisiti (Ed) Kreul, Cottage Grove; three grandchildren:  Alex Hauk, Warren Robbins Air Force Base, GA; Lindsey and Garret Kreul, Cottage Grove; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Marcus and Ronald Brinkman.

Funeral Services were held on Monday, November 3, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the Lancaster Care Center Chapel in Lancaster with Bill Manthe officiating.  Burial was at a later date.  Family and friends called on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the chapel.  Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cassville is assisting the family.  


Patricia L. Hauth

Patricia L. Hauth, age 71, of Lancaster, passed away on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at her home.  She was born on December 3, 1942, the daughter of Leonard and Eva (Leighty) Griswold.  Pat attended Pine Knob rural school and later graduated from Lancaster High School in 1960.  On June 4, 1966, she was united in marriage to Donald F. �Sleepy� Hauth at St. Clement Gymnasium in Lancaster.   Pat was employed at Wisconsin Gas Company and later at Dick�s Supermarket for over twenty-eight years.  She volunteered at the Grant County Thrift Shop.  Pat enjoyed her cats, spending time at home, reading, flower and vegetable gardening, bird watching, and visiting with her neighbors.  She dearly loved her family and keeping up with her grandchildren. 

Survivors include her loving husband, Sleepy Hauth; a son, John (Sandy) Hauth and their children, Owen and Carly; a daughter, Jody (Matt) Thuli and their sons, Jack and Emmett; her brother, Bob Griswold; a sister, Dorothy (Harold) Wetter; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Pat was preceded in death by a sister, Ada (Maynard �Barney�) Sanger; and a sister-in-law, Mary Griswold.

In keeping with Pat�s wishes, a private family funeral service was held with Father William Seipp officiating.  Private family burial was held in St. Clement Cemetery, Lancaster.  Friends and family called on Saturday, September 20, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster.  In lieu of plants and flowers, a Patricia L. Hauth Memorial Fund has been established.


Marion K. Hazen

     Marion K. Hazen, age 79, of Mount Hope, died Thursday, August 14, 2008 at the Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.  She was born on March 28, 1929 in Lime Springs, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph and Elsie (Baethke) Kubicek.  Marion graduated from Manitowoc High SchoolMarion was united in marriage on June 12, 1948 to Adelbert P. Hazen at Mount Hope United Methodist Church.  He preceded her in death on December 22, 1987 She received her Master�s Degree in teaching from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.  Marion taught in the Lancaster School District, including many years at Winskill before retiring.

     Marion was a lifelong resident of Mount Hope and was active in her church, Mount Hope United Methodist.  She was a member of the Legion Auxiliary, Park Board, Mount Hope Historical Society, Grant County Historical Society and the Old Friends Reunion Committee.  Marion also enjoyed researching genealogy and made three trips to Czechoslovakia.  She also enjoyed playing cards and bowling with her husband, Adelbert.  Marion also loved to spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

     Marion is survived by two sons:  Larrie (Diana) and Rick (Judy) Hazen, both of Mount Hope; five grandchildren:  Douglas (Tonya) Hazen and their two daughters, New Ulm, MN, David (Dawn) Hazen and their three sons, Jackson, WY, Kayla (Mark) Schmitt and their daughter, Rio, WI, Kara (Dan) Cordova and their two daughters and one son, Miami, FL, and Karla (Jason) Dummer and their daughter and son, Holmen; two sisters and one brother, Thelma (Roger) Reukauf, North Fond Du Lac, Donna Dressler, Patch Grove and Robert (Chris) Kubicek, Mineral Point.

     She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Adelbert.

     Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 17, 2008 at Mount Hope United Methodist Church with the Reverend Mary Ann Floerke officiating.  Burial was held at a later date at Hermitage Cemetery, Town of Mount Hope.  Family and friends were welcomed from 12:00 noon until time of services Sunday at the church. 


Victoria E. Haverland

Victoria E. �Babe� Haverland, age 91, of Potosi, passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2011, at Manor Care in Platteville.  Victoria was born on November 22, 1919 in Glen Haven, WI, the daughter of Clement and Mary (Blum) Gruender.  She was a graduate of St. Andrew High School, Tennyson, and St. Mary�s Teachers College at Prairie du Chien.  Her first teaching job was in New Diggins.  Victoria married Orlin Haverland on September 16, 1942 at St. Mary�s Catholic Church in Glen Haven.  After her marriage, she enjoyed raising her family and later taught at SS. Andrew-Thomas School.  She was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church and past president of the Altar Sodality.  Victoria was also member of the Catholic Knights and VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by six children:  Elaine (Bruce) Shanley, Platteville; Annette (Dan) Kitto, Waukesha; and Paul (Sandy) Haverland, Cassville; Keith, Joel (Sherrill), and Alan Haverland, all of Potosi; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Victoria was preceded in death by her husband, Orlin, on February 10, 2002; two brothers, Urban and Alphonse Gruender; five sisters, Veronica Lessner, Cecelia Bredael, Johanna Kalrath, Bernetta Hennebry, and Phyllis, Connell; and a grandson, David Davis.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 am on Monday, November 7, 2011, at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tennyson with Father Richard Leffler officiating.  Burial was in St. Andrew Cemetery. Visitation was held from 1 to 4 pm with a 12:45 p.m. parish scripture service on Sunday, November 6, at St. Andrew Catholic Church, and one hour prior to the service Monday at the church.  The Martin Funeral Home in Potosi is assisting the family.  Memorials may be given to SS. Andrew-Thomas School. 

            The family would like to thank the staff at Park Place and Manor Care in Platteville for their compassionate care.


Etola B. Heberlein

Etola B. Heberlein, age 89, of Lancaster, passed away on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at Grant Regional Health Center in Lancaster.  She was born on March 27, 1925, in Bloomington Township, the daughter of Joe and Stella (Houghton) Foster.  She attended rural schools.  On December 2, 1940, Etola was united in marriage to Wilbur "Bill" Heberlein in Dubuque, IA.  After their marriage, the couple farmed until their retirement in 1982 when they moved to Lancaster.  Etola was also employed as a hostess at Kaber's for several years.  She was a great cook and enjoyed playing cards, dancing, traveling, and the occasional trip to the casino.  Etola loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and spending time with family and friends. She was a member of the Lancaster United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her four children:  Judy (Monroe) Adrian, Cassville; William (Penny) Heberlein, Madison; Diane (Merlin) Breihan, Lancaster; Vicky (Roger) Case, Lancaster; eleven grandchildren:  Darin Adrian, Dana DeMarte, Troy Adrian, Kelly Schulz, Kim Ballweg, Scott Heberlein, Lisa Reuter, Michele Barsness, Renee Richardson, Nicole Haskey, and Tory Case; twenty-four great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

In addition to her parents, Etola was preceded in death by her husband on October 30, 2014.

A Celebration of Life was held on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at 12:30 p.m. at the Lancaster United Methodist Church with Reverend Barbara Cook officiating.  Private family burial was in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster.  Family and friends called on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.  Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster is serving the family.


Wilbur H. Heberlein

Wilbur H. �Bill� Heberlein, age 95, of Lancaster, passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, rural Lancaster.  He was born on April 7, 1919, in North Lancaster Township, the son of Henry and Janettie (Heiliger) Heberlein.  Bill attended Whitcomb School and graduated from Lancaster High School in 1937.  On December 2, 1940, he was united in marriage to Etola Foster at Dubuque, IA.  In September of 1942, Bill was drafted into the United States Army 2nd Field Artillery Observation Battalion.  He served his country in North Africa, France, Italy and Germany.  Bill was honorably discharged in September of 1945.  He received five Campaign Stars.  Upon his discharge, he returned to the family farm where he and Etola farmed until their retirement in 1982 when they moved to Lancaster.  Bill enjoyed playing cards, dancing, traveling, and was an avid sports fan.  He loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.  Bill was a member of the Lancaster United Methodist Church and a life member of the William Pollock VFW Post No. 2344 of Lancaster.

Survivors include his beloved wife Etola, Lancaster; their children:  Judy (Monroe) Adrian, Cassville; William (Penny) Heberlein, Madison; Diane (Merlin) Breihan, Lancaster; Vicky (Roger) Case, Lancaster; eleven grandchildren:  Darin Adrian, Dana DeMarte, Troy Adrian, Kelly Schulz, Kim Ballweg, Scott Heberlein, Lisa Reuter, Michele Barsness, Renee Richardson, Nicole Haskey, and Tory Case; twenty-four great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his four sisters:  Leola Bailie, Erma Novinska, Edith Smith, and Evelyn Fritz.

Funeral services were held on Monday, November 3, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the Lancaster United Methodist Church with Reverend Barbara Cook officiating.  Burial with military honors was in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster.  Family and friends called on Sunday, November 2, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the church and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.  Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster is assisting the family.


Lila Heck

     Lila Heck was born the daughter of Samuel and Rose (Garvey) Murphy on February 13, 1920 in Dubuque, Iowa.  She was born to eternal life on February 21, 2008 at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, with her family at her side.  Those left to cherish Lila�s memory are her husband, George, her children, Bill (Lori) Heck of Wauwatosa, WI, Rose (Dan) McEleney of Clinton, IA and Mary Ann (Phil) Stroud of Los Alamos, NM, sisters Leona Leighton of Lancaster, WI and Aleatha Kadinger of Sturgis, SD, twelve grandchildren, Patrick, Katie, Mark, Sophia, Stephan, Gina, Melissa, David, Colleen, Samuel, Jennifer and Rachael, and many nieces, nephews and friends.  She was preceded by her parents, her sister Esther Temple, her  brothers Francis, Sylvester, James and Lloyd and her grandson Michael.

     Lila grew up in South Dakota where she loved to ride horses and help on her parents� farm.  Her family moved to Prairie du Chien, where she graduated from St. Mary�s Academy.  Lila and George were married on June 25, 1955, and settled in Potosi, WI.  She was active in her children�s school and with St. Andrew-Thomas parish in Potosi.  Lila sold monuments for many years, and touched the hearts of people across Southwestern Wisconsin Always one to help those in need, Lila cared for her family members in their advancing years. 

     Lila loved to cook, and would spoil her family with cookies, decorated cakes, fudge and other delights.  She enjoyed a game of euchre with her friends and family, and taught her grandchildren how to play.  Lila and George enjoyed traveling as well, visiting their ancestry homes of Ireland and GermanyShe enjoyed writing and was proud of her Irish heritage.  Lila researched her family history and compiled numerous stories to be cherished for generations.  This Christmas Lila gave her grandchildren a book of her original poems and writings that are enjoyed by all.  Her china paintings will be treasured by her family for generations.

     Funeral services were held on Tuesday, February 26, 2008, at St. Andrew Catholic Church, Tennyson, at 11:00 a.m. with Father Richard Leffler officiating.  Burial was in St. Thomas Cemetery, Potosi.  Friends were welcomed on Monday, February 25, 2008, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Tuesday, February 26, 2008 from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the Martin Funeral Home in Potosi.


Herbert Heffner

Herbert Heffner, age 88, of Bloomington, WI, died Monday, July 1, 2013, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, rural Lancaster.  Herb was born on February 20, 1925 in Crawford County, WI, to Herbert & Leta (Giddings) Heffner.

Herb married Marie Johnson on February 20, 1946 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Boscobel.  He worked as a mechanic nearly all his life, first as an auto mechanic, then later as a tractor mechanic for International Harvester in Prairie du Chien, WI.  He did try farming for a short time, but that wasn�t for him.  His true calling in life was being a mechanic.

Herb is survived by his four children, Carolyn (Bud) Struntz, Copperas Cove, TX, Roger (Dianne) Heffner, Lancaster, Robert (Patty) Heffner, Lino Lakes, MN, and Helen (Ernest) Struntz, Bloomington; a sister-in-law, Millie Heffner, Boscobel; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie in 2003; his parents; and two brothers, Buford & David Heffner.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 am on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at St. Mary�s Catholic Church in Bloomington, with Fr. John Meinholz officiating.  Burial was in Blakes Prairie Cemetery, Bloomington Township.  Friends called from 4 to 7 pm on Monday, July 8, 2013, at Martin Funeral Home in Bloomington, and one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday.  Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the family.


 

Walter E. Hemple

     Walter E. Hemple, age 77, of Dubuque, died Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at Dubuque Nursing & Rehab Center.

     Funeral Services were held on Friday, June 13, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Dubuque with The Reverend Merlin Schlichting officiating.  Burial was in Cassville Cemetery immediately following funeral services. 


Dennis J. Herbers

     Dennis J. Herbers, age 63, of Bloomington died Saturday, January 31, 2009 at the Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital in Prairie du Chien.  He was born on December 4, 1945 in Lancaster, the son of John and Margaret (Esser) Herbers.  Dennis was united in marriage to Betty J. Kress on September 21, 1964 in Ironwood, MI.  Together they farmed in the Bloomington area.  He owned We Care Feeds in Patch Grove, and was employed at Golden Harvest and Kussmaul Seed Companies.  Dennis was an avid sports fan and enjoyed playing softball.  He was also a basketball coach and referee.

    Dennis is survived by his wife, Betty, Bloomington; four children:  Vicki (Bob) Hudecek, DeForest, Susan (fiance, Mike Berger) Herbers , LaCrosse, Brian (Lisa) Herbers, DeForest and Laurie (Scott) Beardslay, Wichita, KS; six grandchildren:  Jacquelyn, Amanda, Daniel, Alysia, Jonathan and Hope; his mother, Marge Herbers, Bloomington; four brothers:  Roger (Kayla) Herbers, Woodman, Dale (Marge) Herbers, Beaver Dam, Allen (Nancy) Herbers, Mindoro and Mark (Gwen) Herbers, Bloomington; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

       He was preceded in death by his father.

       Funeral services were held at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at Martin Funeral Home in Bloomington with Reverend Kurt Liebenow officiating.  Burial of cremains will be held at a later date.  Family and friends were welcome from 10:00 a.m. until time services Wednesday at the funeral home


Edward J. Herbers

Edward J. Herbers, age 92, of Bloomington, died on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at Evansville Manor in Evansville.  He was born on May 5, 1918, in Bloomington, the son of Frank and Mary (Klosterman) Herbers.  Edward attended St. Mary�s Catholic School in Bloomington.  In September of 1942, he entered the United States Army and served his country during World War II in five campaigns.  He was honorably discharged in November of 1945.  On February 3, 1953, Edward was united in marriage to Irene Felder at St. Mary�s Catholic Church in Glen Haven.  After their marriage, the couple farmed on the family farm near Bloomington, retiring in October of 1976.  Early in his working career, Edward also sold insurance.  He was strong in his Catholic faith and was a member of St. Mary�s Catholic Church in Bloomington as well as the Knights of Columbus.  Edward was also a member of the Abraham Hickok Wetmore American Legion Post No.148 of Bloomington.  He enjoyed playing cards and loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his children:  Monica (Bill) Gierach, Greendale; Charles (Threasa) Herbers, Bloomington; Jeffery (Deb) Herbers, Evansville; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; his sisters: Catherine Horne, Cleveland Heights, OH; Florence Herbers, West Chicago, IL; other relatives and many friends.

In addition to his parents, Edward was preceded in death by his wife, Irene, his sisters and brothers, Rose Breuer, John Herbers, Reverend Charles Herbers, Henrietta Sanders; and a great-grandson, Joseph Troxel.

Funeral services were held on Monday, January 17, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary�s Catholic Church in Bloomington with Father John Meinholz officiating.  Burial with military honors was in St. Mary�s Cemetery, Bloomington.  Family and friends called on Sunday, January 16, 2011, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Martin Funeral Home in Bloomington, where a 7:00 p.m. scripture service will be held.  Friends also called on Monday, January 17, 2011, from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church.


James Hermsen

James L. Hermsen, age 88, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, rural Lancaster. He was born October 5, 1926 the son of John and Clementine (Bohnenkamp) Hermsen. Jim graduated from Bloomington High School and was drafted into the United States Army, during the Korean Conflict. He returned home to farm in rural Bloomington. Jim was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and its Knights of Columbus and Holy Name Society. He was also a member of the American Legion Post No. 5 of Patch Grove. Jim was an avid sports fan, especially baseball and Green Bay Packer football. He was known for his great storytelling. Jim dearly enjoyed his family and keeping up with their activities.

Surviving is his siblings: Arlene (Leonard) Schmidt of Bloomington, Marjorie Jaynes of Prairie Du Chien, Joanne (Glen) Ward of Onalaska, Marguerite (Roland) Clinton of McGregor, IA., Kathleen (Michael) Leard of Prairie Du Chien, Caroline Bidwell of Las Vegas, NV., Philip (JoAnne) Hermsen of Auburn, AL., two sisters-in-law Jen and Eileen Hermsen of Prairie Du Chien, and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents John and Clementine, James was preceded in death by his brothers Ambrose and Walter, his brother- in- law, Raymond Jaynes and his step mother Helen Hermsen.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Fr. John Meinholz officiating. Burial with military honors was in the church cemetery. Friends called on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the church. Martin Funeral Home of Bloomington is assisting the family. In lieu of plants and flowers, a James L. Hermsen memorial fund has been established.


Mary Jane Hermsen

Mary Jane Hermsen, age 85, of Bloomington, died Saturday, August 17, 2013, at Orchard Manor in Lancaster. She was born in rural Glen Haven on May 8, 1928, the daughter of Dennis and Harriet �Sis� (Hochhausen) Rogers.  Mary Jane graduated from Bloomington High School in 1946.  She married Roy F. Hermsen on November 9, 1950, at St. Mary�s Catholic Church, Bloomington.  She enjoyed bowling, dancing, bingo, playing cards and working at the family business, Hermsens Ace Hardware.  Roy and Mary Jane were founders and co-owners of Holiday Haven Campground for five years, which is known today as Jellystone Campground in Bagley.

Survivors include her children: Dan (Julie) Hermsen, Sue (Jim) Bausch, and Jane (Greg) Patterson, all of Bloomington; grandchildren:  David (Jessica) Hermsen, Jennifer (Brian) Thiry, Kate (Scott) Bunge, Steve Gotto, Megan Miles, Michael (Nicole) Patterson, Carolyn (Hans) Christiansen, and Christine (Andy Noskowiak) Patterson; great-grandchildren, Ava, Zachary, and Jonathan Hermsen, Jaxson Thiry, Brady, Brock, and Brielle Bunge, Isaac Christiansen; sister-in-law, Charlotte Kluesner, Bloomington; and many nieces and nephews.

Mary Jane was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Roy in 2011; her brother, Dr. Wallace Rogers, son-in-law, Jim Gotto and a sister in infancy.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at St. Mary�s Catholic Church in Bloomington with Fr. John Meinholz officiating.  Burial was in St. Mary�s Cemetery, Bloomington.  Friends called on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.  In lieu of plants and flowers, a Mary Jane Hermsen Memorial Fund has been established.  Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Bloomington is assisting the family.


Roy F. Hermsen

Roy F. Hermsen, age 81, of Bloomington, died on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at UW Hospitals in Madison. He was born on July 2, 1929, in Bloomington, the son of Edward J. and Magdeline �Lena� (Maiers) Hermsen. Roy graduated Bloomington High School in 1947. He married Mary Jane Rogers on November 9, 1950, at St. Mary�s Catholic Church in Bloomington. Roy was drafted into the United States Army in 1951, during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged in 1953. It was in that same year that Roy became a partner in E.J. Hermsen and Sons in Bloomington. Hermsen�s Ace Hardware has proudly been in the Hermsen family since 1942. Roy was a lifetime member of St. Mary�s Catholic Church and a member of Abraham Hickok Wetmore American Legion Post No. 148 of Bloomington. He donated his time and effort to many Bloomington organizations. Roy was devoted to his family and operating the family business, which was his favorite hobby and past time.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Jane Hermsen; his children: Daniel (Julie) Hermsen; Sue (Jim) Bausch; Jane (Greg) Patterson; grandchildren: David (Jessica) Hermsen; Jen (Brian) Thiry; Kate (Scott) Bunge; Steve (Angie Bausch) Gotto; Megan (Greg) Miles; Michael (Nicole) Patterson; Carolyn (Hans) Christiansen; and Christine Patterson; his great-grandchildren: Ava, Zachary, Jaxson, Brady, Brock, Brielle, Isaac and one on the way; a sister, Charlotte Kluesner; and many nieces and nephews.

Roy was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers: Alfred and Edward Jr., four sisters: Marie Leamy, Lucille Hermsen, Delores Willoughby, and a sister in infancy.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary�s Catholic Church in Bloomington with Father John Meinholz officiating. Burial with military honors was in St. Mary�s Cemetery, Bloomington. Family and friends called on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at St. Mary�s Catholic Church where a 2:45 p.m. parish scripture service will be held. Friends also called on Wednesday, from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church. In lieu of plants and flowers, a Roy F. Hermsen memorial fund has been established. Martin Funeral Home in Bloomington is serving the family.


Margaret M. Hess

Margaret M. Hess, age 93, passed away peacefully, Friday, August 31, 2012 at the Lancaster Care Center.  She was born January 23, 1919 the daughter of Chris and Lena (Mumm) Breuer.  Margaret graduated from Cassville High School. She married Arthur C. Hess Together they farmed and raised their loving family in Glen Haven Township. He preceded her in death in 1987. She was a member of St. Mary�s Catholic Church, and Altar Society in Glen Haven. Margaret was a beautiful seamstress and enjoyed quilting. Upon returning from a mission trip to Mississippi with her husband Arthur, she learned to make southern fried chicken, that her family dearly enjoyed . Margaret�s faith and devotion was very important to her. Her Christian way of life, was an inspiration for her family.

Surviving are her children; Connie (Douglas) Kirschbaum; Marcia (Pete) Hampton; Brenda (Robert) Seemuth; Vicky (Richard) Braun; Terry (Mary) Hess; Cindy (Greg) Kautman; Tim (Janet) Hess; Tom (Janice) Hess; Shelly (Gaston) Kingue; Tina (Michael) Evetts; 27 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, sister�s in law, Betty Breuer and Mildred Dietrich, and many nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her sister Anne (Vogt) Cadwell and her brother Francis Breuer.

Funeral services were held on Saturday September 8, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville, with Fr. John Meinholz officiating. Burial was in the Gockel Cemetery, rural Glen Haven.  Friends called on Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. until time of services, at the church, where an 8:30 a.m. parish rosary will be held. The Martin Funeral Home of Cassville is assisting the family.


Marty C. Hicks

Marty C. Hicks, age 47, of Platteville, died on Thursday, August 25, 2011, at his home. He was born on April 30, 1964, in Rantoul, IL, the son of Samual and Bettie (Martin) Hicks. Marty graduated from Platteville High School and furthered his education at Southwest Technical College in Fennimore. He then served his country for four years in the United States National Guard. Marty enjoyed carpentry work and had a passion for space and the solar system. He was currently building an electronic model of the solar system. Marty was a member of EAA.

Survivors include his mother, Bettie Martin, Dubuque, IA; two sisters: Michele (Craig) Hicks Clark, Dubuque, IA, and their children, Dustin, Ariel, and Collin; Myleen (Mike) Bell, Des Moines, IA, and their child, Cooper; uncles: Robert (Delores) Martin, Belmont; Steve (Becky) Martin, Wauzeka; other relatives and many friends.

Marty was preceded in death by his father in 1982 and two uncles, Carl and Jack Martin.

Graveside services with military honors were held on Monday, August 29, 2011, at Mifflin Cemetery, Mifflin Township at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Mark Hoehne officiating. Martin Schwartz Funeral Home in Platteville is serving the family.


Alice M. Hill

     Alice M. Hill, age 72, of Platteville, formerly of Lancaster, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2008 at Southwest Health Center in Platteville.  She was born on July 6, 1935 in Beetown, WI, the daughter of James and Melinda (Block) Atkinson.  Alice married Lavern Hill on August 1, 1979 in Mt. Vernon, IL.  She departed this life surrounded by her loving husband and family. 

     Alice was a member of the VFW Women�s Auxiliary Post #5274 of Platteville and the 40 & 8 Club.  She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, baking cookies for her grandchildren and pies for her sons-in-law.  She made quilts and craft items that were enjoyed by many.  Alice also made dolls which made their way over seas.

     Alice is survived by her husband, Lavern Hill, Platteville; eight children:  Charles E. (Robin) Vance, Lancaster; Gary (Patsy) Vance, Viola; Linda (Robert) Poyner, Santee CA; Cheryle (Joe) Hesseling, Madison; Valerie (Gary) Hall, Logan, OH; James F. Vance (friend, Laurie), Wausau; Jeffrey Vance, Janesville and Brenda (Rick) Pavlovich, Winnebago, IL; a step-son, Alan (Toni) Hill, FL; 25 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and the family dog, Teddy.

     She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Grant and Leo Atkinson; a sister, Betty Gilbert and a grandson, Brandon Vance.

     Funeral services were held on Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at Schwartz Funeral Home in Lancaster with Reverend Michael Short officiating.  Burial was in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster.  Family and friends were welcomed from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19 with a VFW Women�s Auxiliary Service at 4:00 p.m. and from 10:00 a.m. until time of services Thursday all at the funeral home.


Nicholas C. Hill

Nicholas C. �Nick� Hill, age 66, of Potosi, died peacefully on Thursday, May 23, 2013, at his home after a courageous battle with Agent Orange, which he contracted during his three tours of duty in Vietnam, which lead to many other medical complications.  Nick was born on February 24, 1947, in Patch Grove Township, son of Ruth A. (Hill) Mezera and William J. Mezera.  He served his country in the United States Army from October 1966 until April 1977.  Nick was employed as a chef while in the service and at various other places after leaving the Army.  He drove semi truck for Freymiller Trucking, where he earned safe driving records for four years in a row.  Nick also worked at Capital Warehousing Corp. in Windsor and SSI Technologies, Inc. in Janesville after he retired from trucking.  He was a lifetime member of the Berg Averkamp VFW Post No. 5276 of Potosi.  Nick loved to cook, do canning, fishing, woodworking, eat ice cream and make crafts.  He also enjoyed the time spent with his son, Nicky, family and friends.  Nick was a very generous person and will be greatly missed by everyone that knew and loved him.

Survivors include his son, Nicholas �Nicky� Charles Hill, II, Dodgeville; his parents:  Ruth and William �Bill� Mezera, Potosi; his siblings:  Mike (Dorren) Mezera, Lancaster; Dianna (Ken) Richardson, Potosi; Karen (fianc� Sonny) Schlichtmann, Cuba City; Vanessa (Tim) Rosseter, Boyd; Ellen �Ellie� (fianc� Aaron) Cragg, Potosi; and many nieces and nephews.

Nick was preceded in death by a brother, Randall �Randy� Mezera, a sister, Geraldine �Geri� Mezera Winter, maternal and paternal grandparents, two brothers-in-law, Clarence Schlichtmann and Charlie Winter; and many aunts and uncles.

Funeral Services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 3, 2013, at the Calvary Baptist Church, Platteville, with Pastor Dave Barna officiating.  Burial with military honors was in St. Andrew Cemetery, Tennyson.  Friends called from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Potosi, and one hour prior to the service Monday at the church.


Doris R. Hind

     Doris Rose Schollmeyer Hind died on Thursday, September 27, 2007 at the Woodside Hospice House in Pinellas Park, Florida. She was born in Potosi, Wisconsin on October 25, 1936, and is a former resident of Albany, Georgia, Seneca Falls, New York, and most recently, Leesburg, Florida.

     A beloved and dedicated wife and mother, Rose is survived by her two sons, Hobart Martel Hind, Jr. (wife Mary and daughter Phoebe) of St. Petersburg, Florida and Anthony Schollmeyer Hind (wife Gretchen and son Henry) of Evanston, Illinois; her sister Donna Lee Weber of Wonewoc, Wisconsin; brother-in-law Delbert Fritz of Potosi, Wisconsin; sister-in-law Valerie Waddingham of Santa Rosa, California, and many nieces and nephews. 

      Rose is preceded in death by her husband Hobart Martel Hind, her parents Wilbert and Eleanor Schollmeyer and sister Elaine Fritz. 

     Graveside Services were held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 3, 2008 at Van Buren Cemetery, Potosi Township with Teri Hanson officiating.


David A. "Scram" Hines

     David A. �Scram� Hines, age 37, of Cassville passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2009.  He was born on August 31, 1971 in Lancaster, the son of Lewis and Barbara (Wentz) Hines.   He graduated from Lancaster High School in 1990.  David was united into marriage to Shaun E. Koelker on June 5, 2003 at the Cassville Riverside Park.  He has been employed at the Gary and Sandra Adams Family Farm all of his working life.  David was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, camping, snowmobiling and four-wheeling.  He built many things by hand, which included a family horse arena where he liked to rope and ride.  Above all, his greatest joy in life was his daughter, Hailey.

       Survivors include his wife, Shaun and daughter, Hailey of Cassville; his father, Lewis (Elaine Muldoon) Hines, Lancaster; his mother, Barbara (John) Bond, Cassville; his mother and father-in-law, Jackie (Bill) Ley, Cassville; his sisters:  Sheila (Michael) Stelpflug, Bloomington, Rachel (Jason Landon) Hines, Beetown and Sarah (Travis) Kirschbaum, Bloomington; a sister-in-law, Holly (Michael Dressler) Ley, Lancaster; his brothers-in-law, Wyatt Ley, Cassville and Christopher Maahs, Potosi; maternal grandparents, Ike (Louise) Koelker, Cassville and James (Norma Starrett) Ley, Lancaster; nieces and nephews:  Tyler Hines, Samantha, Marissa, Lauren and Jacob Stelpflug, Amber Landon and Braxton Dressler; many aunts, uncles and cousins.

       Memorial services were held on Monday, June 8, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in Lancaster with Reverend Pamela Strakeljahn officiating.  Burial was in Beetown Cemetery.  Friends called on Monday, June 8, 2009 from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.  The Martin Funeral Home in Lancaster is assisted the family. 

In lieu of plants and flowers, a David A. Hines Memorial Fund has been established.

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