Obit: Herbel, George (1896 - 1984)

Contact: Ken Wood


----Source: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 10/29/1984, P. 16

Herbel, George (21 AUG 1896 - 26 OCT 1984)

Neillsville, Clark County, Wis. - George Herbel, 86, Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Neillsville, died at 2:45 p.m. Friday in Las Flores Nursing Home in Mesa. He had suffered a severe stroke several weeks ago.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church with Rev. Donald R. Buch of Lindsey officiating. Burial will be in Neillsville Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, and Thursday until 11:30 a.m., at Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville. The body will then lie in state at the church for one hour before services.

He was born Aug. 21, 1898 in Argentina. He came to the United States with his parents in 1904. They located on a farm near Dorrance, Kan. And he was educated in that area. In 1929 he went to Milwaukee and was employed there until 1945, when he moved to a farm in this area. In 1951 he moved to the city of Neillsville and was employed by Clark County and later by the city, until retiring in 1966. He has resided in Mesa, Ariz., since 1968.

He was a member of Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Mesa, and a former member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Neillsville.

On Aug. 31, 1929, in Waukegan, he married Molly Heffele. She survives along with three daughters, Mrs. Frederick (Dolores) Meyer of Mesa, Ariz., Mrs. Daryl (Violet) Hardwick of Humbird and Mrs. Jerry (Dorothy) Ford of Stanford, Mont.; one son, Donald of Green Bay; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.



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