Thomas D. Matchett, age 61, of Cassville, passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at his home. Services are pending at Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cassville.
Carl R. Lippstock, age 77, of Lancaster, passed away on Sunday, October 5, 2014, at the Lancaster Care Center. Services are pending at Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster.
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 will be held on Monday, November 3, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the Lancaster Care Center Chapel in Lancaster with Bill Manthe officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Family and friends may call 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.
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 will be 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 will be in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster. Family and friends may call 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.
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