Alberta F. Haschemeyer, 93, of Camp Point, passed away at 6:55 AM, Friday, March 19, 2021, at the Eastside Health and Rehabilitation Center in Pittsfield.
She was born on March 3, 1928, in Clayton Township, Adams County, Illinois, the daughter of Harm and Bertha (Claussen) Decker. She married Wilbur A. Haschemeyer on March 3, 1946, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Golden. He preceded her in death on August 11, 2006.
Surviving are two daughters, Juleen Ihnen and husband Merlin of Kevil, Kentucky and Junice “Grace” Walker and husband John of Pittsfield, Illinois, five grandchildren, Matthew Ihnen and wife Rachelle, Mark Ihnen and wife Kelly, John Ihnen and wife Annie, Keith Walker and wife Jane and Jennifer Lister and husband Clay, granddaughter-in-law Ashley Walker, thirteen great grandchildren Landyn, Dalton and Janelyn Bagwell, Addison, Austin, Jackson, Gavin, Lucas, Matthew, and Amelia Ihnen, Cameron, Tobey and Tyler Walker, sisters-in-law Donna Haschemeyer and Minnie Haschemeyer both of Camp Point, Illinois and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by grandson Eric Walker, six brothers Vernon, Ralph, Donald, Robert, Glenn and Richard Decker, sister Violet Kindhart, brothers-in-law Virgil, Elvin, Lester and Irvin Haschemeyer and sister-in-law Carlene Julifs.
Alberta was a dedicated farm wife and worked alongside her husband. She worked at Lester’s Food Store in the late 1950’s. She later worked as a Certified Nurses’ Assistant at the Golden Good Shepherd Home in Golden from 1970 to 1994. Her last employment was at the Staff Independence Living Home in Camp Point from 1996 to 2004.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and its’ Ladies Guild and Quilting Group. She was a Sunday School teacher for more than thirty years at the Church. Alberta enjoyed gardening, sewing quilts, snapping beans and wallpapering and painting for other people’s homes. Her most treasured times were always by Wilbur’s side and fishing down at the pond.
Memorial Services will be held at 11:30 AM, on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Golden, Illinois with Pastor Thomas Graves officiating. Interment will follow in Golden Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church from 10:30 AM until 11:30 AM. Memorials are suggested to Golden Memorial Gardens. You are invited to leave condolences and share your memories of Alberta at www.hunterfh.com. The Hunter Funeral Home in Golden has been entrusted to care for Alberta and her family.