Wilbert J. "Bill" Von Hatten, 82, of
Aviston died Monday, February 3, 2003 at Anderson Hospital in
He was born October 31, 1920 in St. Rose to Bernard and Louisa (Woltering)
Von Hatten: they preceded him in death
Also preceded in death by sons; Billy Joe Von Hatten and Eric Von
Hatten: a granddaughter Nicole Engel: brothers; Adolph Von Hatten
and Urban Von Hatten: and Sisters-in-law Cora Warnecke and Alvina
He married Joetta Heldorfer on June 5, 1946 at St. Felicitas
Church in Beaver Prairie; she survives in Aviston
Also surviving is a son Gerard "Gary" (Sharon) Von
Hatten of Breese
Daughters Marlene (David) Engel of Belleville, Carol (Don) Engel
of Phoenix, AZ and Diane (Stan) Rakers of Aviston
Grandchildren Carla (John) Bouc, Aaron Rakers, Nicholas Rakers,
Jason, Brent, Craig, Billy, and Cammi Von Hatten
Great-Grandchildren Emylia and Dominic Bouc
Brothers Elmer (Margaret) Von Hatten of Carlyle and Bernard
(Alice) Von Hatten of Carlyle
Sisters Mary Ann Borgelt of Brighton, Mich., Bernice (Orville)
Rueter of Carlyle, and Marcella (Ben) Grapperhaus of Bartelso
Sisters-in-law Catherine Von Hatten of Beckemeyer, Gladys Von
Hatten of Carlyle, and Reva Dumstorff of Breese
Bill was a Truck Driver for Kohlbrecher Trucking Service in St.
He was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church in Aviston, Breese
Knights of Columbus Council 2869, Catholic Fraternal Life, and a
former member of Breese Senior Citizens
Funeral Mass will be Thursday, February 6, 2003 at 11 AM at St.
Francis Church in Aviston with Fr. Chuck Tuttle officiating.
Interment in St. Dominic-St. Augustine Cemetery, Breese.
Visitation will be Wednesday, February 5, 2003 from 4 to 9 PM and
again on Thursday, February 6, 2003 from 8 to 10:30 AM at the Moss
Funeral Home in Breese
Breese Knights of Columbus Council 2869 will hold services at
Wednesday, February 5 at 7 PM at the funeral home
Memorials can be made to the National Diabetes Foundation,
American Heart Association, or to the American Cancer Society and
will be received at the funeral home.