Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 1998 for Hillard W. Hafemann, age 72, of New Germany. He died Monday, Feb. 9 at Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia.
Hillard was born Nov. 3, 1925 at Camden Township, Carver County, Minn., the son of Fred and Alma (Koehler) Hafemann. He was baptized at St. Mark Lutheran Church, New Germany, and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie.
On June 23, 1966, he married Delores M. Barabash at New Prague, Minn.
Hillard was preceded in death by his wife, Delores; his parents; and two brothers, Lowell and Milton.
Surviving him are two daughters, Brenda Hafemann, St.Paul, and Thereasa Hafemann, Plymouth; one son, Jefferey Hafemann, Plymouth; and grandchildren Shawn and Steven Hafemann.
He is further survived by a sister, Delores G. Hafemann, Watertown; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Nick and Collette Barabash, St. Paul and Bernard and Evelyn Barabash, Montgomery; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie, with the Rev. Grant T. Bode officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Casketbearers were Harold Latzig, Lowell Latzig, Vernon Strehlke, Paul Strehlke, Mark Strehlke, and Richard Trittabaugh.