Lucille O. Hackbarth
1920 - 2014
Lucille O. Hackbarth, age 93, of Watertown, entered into eternal life on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Marquardt Health Center.
She was born on May 24, 1920, in Hustisford, the daughter of John and Olive (Pitterle) Kraemer. Lucille attended St. Henry’s grade school and was a graduate of Watertown High School. After high school she worked at F.W. Woolworth store.
Lucille raised her six children and later worked at Bethesda Lutheran Communities for over 15 years.
She was as huge baseball fan and especially enjoyed following the Brewers and always knew the lineup.
She was a lifelong member of St. Henry Catholic Church.
Lucille was a devoted mother and grandmother. Her life was her family and she took pride in caring for them. Her family enjoyed Sunday visits at her home on Cady Street.
Her spirit is carried on by her children, Kathy Kubly of Verona, Linda (Randy) Buss of Watertown, Teresa (John) Gerloff of Watertown, David Hackbarth of Milwaukee and John (Diane) Hackbarth of Watertown. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one sister, Dolores (Bill) Bauman of Winter Garden, Fla.; and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Olive Kraemer; daughter, Mary Ann; and sister, Georgene Thompson.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Henry Catholic Church in Watertown on Saturday at 11 a.m. with Monsignor Daniel Ganshert presiding. Burial will immediately follow at St. Henry Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday at church until the time of Mass.
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