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Erna B. (Schneider) Halbach

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Erna B. (Schneider) Halbach Obituary
Erna B. (Schneider) Halbach

of Mount Calvary - Erna B. (Schneider) Halbach, age 88, of Mount Calvary, passed away with her loving family at her side on Thursday, January 10, 2019, at the Villa Loretto Nursing Home in Mount Calvary.

She was born July 19, 1930, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac to Joseph & Rosa (Kraus) Schneider. Erna attended Holy Cross Catholic Grade School in Mount Calvary.

On October 18, 1958, she married James A. Halbach at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mount Calvary; he preceded her in death on November 11, 1999.

Erna had worked at Infant Socks, Hau's Grocery Store, and Weber's Market in Mount Calvary until retiring.

She was a member of St. Isidore Parish-Holy Cross Church in Mount Calvary.

Survivors include her son, Ken (Lisa) Halbach of Mount Calvary; her daughter, Lori (Ken) Kempf of Malone; two grandchildren, Jason Kempf (girlfriend, Jodi Diedrich) and Tyler Kempf; her brother, Ralph Schneider; her sister, Lorraine (Alex) Ebertz; her sisters-in-law, Marjorie Schneider and Mary (Jerry) Augustine; her brother-in-law, Orville Haensgen; nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends.

Preceding Erna in death were her parents; her husband, James A. Halbach; her siblings, Clarence (Irene) Schneider, Edwin (Leona) Schneider, Wally (Bernice) Schneider, Claude Schneider, Edna (Cletus) Hochrein, Mildred Haensgen, Harvey Schneider, Ottie (Rosie) Schneider; her sister-in-law, Marian Schneider; her father-in-law & mother-in-law, William & Hilda Halbach, her brothers-in-law, Arvin (Dorothy) Halbach, Emil Halbach, Kenneth Halbach, John (Katie) Halbach, William Halbach Jr.; and an infant sister-in-law, Mary Ann Halbach.

A Liturgy Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 AM on Monday, January 14, 2019, at St. Isidore Parish-Holy Cross Church, 308 South County Road W, Mount Calvary, WI 53057. Rev. Gary Wegner, OFM Cap will officiate. Entombment will take place at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, January 15th at the Shrine of Rest Chapel Mausoleum at Ledgeview Memorial Park Cemetery in Fond du Lac.

Visitation: Family and friends may visit with the family on Sunday, January 13th at the Sippel Funeral Home 1311 Thorp Street, St. Cloud, WI 53079 from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM. Visitation will also take place at the church in Mount Calvary Monday morning, January 14th from 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM.

Erna's family would like to express their heart-felt appreciation to the staff at the Villa Loretto Nursing Home and St. Agnes Hospice Hope for the wonderful care given to their mom and grandmother.

For further information, please contact the Sippel Funeral Home in St. Cloud (920) 999-2291 or visit
Published in Fond du Lac Reporter from Jan. 12 to Jan. 13, 2019
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