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Henrietta J. Hargesheimer

August 9, 1934 August 10, 2015
Henrietta J. Hargesheimer
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Obituary for Henrietta J. Hargesheimer

HENRIETTA JOHANNA HARGESHEIMER was born on August 9, 1934 to Richard and Alice (Smith) Haan in Hills, Minnesota. She spent her childhood in Hills, graduating from Hills High School in 1953. She then attended Nettleton College in Sioux Falls for cosmetology. She worked as a cosmetologist in Sioux Falls for several years. Henrietta moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan where she worked at Pine Rest Mental Institution and pursued her nursing degree. She returned to southwest Minnesota where she lived in Luverne and worked as a nurse at the Luverne Community Hospital as well as the Good Samaritan Society – Mary Jane Brown Home. On September 23, 1960 Henrietta was united in marriage to Clarence Hargesheimer at her father’s home in Hills. The couple made their home in Luverne and were blessed with three children. In 1974, the couple began working together as custodians at Luverne Public Schools which she continued until her retirement in 1993. Henrietta died peacefully on Monday, August 10, 2015 at the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage at the age of 81 years and one day.

Henrietta was a member of the Christian Reformed Church in Luverne. She taught Sunday School and was a Gems counselor for many years. She was an avid reader and enjoyed cooking and baking. She also liked to crochet. In her later years, she loved to spend time with her grandchildren and her great-granddaughters.

Henrietta is survived by her husband, Clarence of Luverne; her children, Crystal Ailts and her husband Kevin of Luverne, Bruce Hargesheimer and his wife Michelle of Bloomington, MN and Robert Hargesheimer and his wife Leslie of Lakeville, MN; grandchildren, Sarah (Christopher) Nuffer, Nicole and Alicia Hargesheimer, and Katie (Matthew) Van Grootheest; step-grandchildren, James (Tiffany) and Karlinn O’Neil; great-grandchildren, Afton and Aubrey Nuffer, and Kallista Van Grootheest; step-great-grandchild, Lily O’Neil; and her sister, Francis (Albert) Haak of Luverne. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Richard and Jacob Haan; sister, Charlotte Oldenkamp; and nephew, Charles Oldenkamp.

Memorials may be directed to the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage.

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

13

Aug

4:00 PM 8/13/2015 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/13/2015 8:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Luverne Chapel

207 Elm St.
Luverne, MN 56156

Hartquist Funeral Home - Luverne Chapel
207 Elm St. Luverne 56156 MN
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

14

Aug

10:30 AM 8/14/2015 10:30:00 AM
Christian Reformed Church - Luverne

605 N. Estey
Luverne, MN 56156

Christian Reformed Church - Luverne
605 N. Estey Luverne 56156 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Maplewood Cemetery - Luverne Final Resting Place

1242 W. Warren St.
Luverne, MN 56156

1242 W. Warren St. Luverne 56156 MN
United States
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