Obit: Hainz, Lulu Eleanor (1913 - 2015)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Hainz, Utecht, Schoen, Brown, Neville, Joseph

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/17/2015

Hainz, Lulu Eleanor (30 October 1913 - 14 June 2015)

Lulu Hainz, 101, of Neillsville died Sunday, June 14, 2015, at the Neillsville Care and Rehabilitation Center.

Lulu Eleanor Hainz was born Oct. 30, 1913, in the Town of Levis, Clark County, the daughter of Henry and Minnie (Utecht) Schoen. She attended Levis (Riverside) Grade School and graduated from Neillsville High School. She married Otto D. Hainz. They owned and operated a John Deere Implement dealership in Neillsville and also farmed in Pine Valley Township.

Lulu was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville. She loved playing cards and fishing. She wintered in Florida and Texas and enjoyed playing shuffleboard, for which she received many awards. Her biggest joys, though, came when she was with her grandchildren and family.

She is survived by three children: Ronald H. (Gloria) Hainz of Neillsville, Betty Lou (Clyde) Brown of Alamo, TX and Charles Hainz of Chili; 16 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and a sister, Eleanore Neville of Neillsville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Otto; a son, Otto Jr.; a daughter, Darlyne; a grandson, Steve Hainz; and siblings, Charles, Henry, Kathryn, Betsy, John, Franklin and Edward.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville. The Celebrant will be Rev. Varkey V. Joseph. Music will be provided by Vicente Cortez, organist, and St. Mary’s Choir. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Online condolences may be made at  The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Lulu’s family with funeral arrangements.



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