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535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-7144
Fax: 618-526-4945
George H. Hemker



Visitation:  Wednesday, February 11, 2004   4-9 PM
                   Thursday, February 12, 2004     11 AM-1:30 PM
                   Moss Funeral Home, Germantown
Services:   Thursday, February 12, 2004      2 PM
                  St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Bartelso 



George H. Hemker, 80, of Bartelso, died Monday, February 09, 2004 at St. Joseph Hospital in Breese

He was born February 26, 1923 in Germantown to Bernard and Sophia (Frerker) Hemker, Sr.; they preceded him in death

Also preceded in death by brothers Bernard Hemker, Jr., Edward Hemker, Sr., Henry Hemker, and Vince Hemker

Also preceded in death by sisters Margaret Varel, Sr. Bernawarda Hemker, Sophia Beer, Catherine Hemker, and Josephine Hemker

He married Marie Wiese on November 24, 1949 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Carlyle; she survives in Bartelso

Also surviving are sons Ronald (Kathy) Hemker of Andrews, IN, Dale (Marlene) Hemker of Bartelso, and Gerald (Linda) Hemker of Germantown

Also surviving are daughters Charlotte (Clete) Timmermann of Beckemeyer, Pat (Arnie) Steinkamp of Bartelso, and Mary Ellen (Victor) Brown of New Minden

19 Grandchildren and 3 Great-Grandchildren

George retired from farming and was an Army veteran of WW II

He was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church and menís sodality, Bartelso Knights of Columbus Council 4745, Clinton County Farm Bureau, Mid America Dairy Association, and Bartelso Young at Heart Club

Funeral Mass will be Thursday, February 12, 2004 at 2 PM at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Bartelso with Fr. Henry Fischer officiating. Interment in St. Cecilia Cemetery, Bartelso

Visitation will be Wednesday, February 11, 2004 from 4-9 PM and again on Thursday, February 12, 2004 from 11 AM-1:30PM at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown

Memorials can be made to St. Cecilia Church or to the donorís choice and will be received at the funeral home




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