Werner Henry Hobbiebrunken

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Werner Henry Hobbiebrunken

  • Birth 22 Sep 1922 Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 28 May 2011 Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Thornton, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 70568318

Werner Henry Hobbiebrunken, 88, Clear Lake, formerly of the Thornton area, died Saturday, May 28, 2011, at his home in Clear Lake.
A funeral service for Werner will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at the St. Paul American Lutheran Church, 413 Elm Street, Thornton, with Reverend Milton Johnson officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant View Cemetery in Thornton. Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 North 4th Street, Clear Lake. Visitation will also be held one hour prior to service time on Wednesday at the church.
Those wishing to give a memorial in his memory may wish to consider memorial contributions to the St. Paul American Lutheran Church.
Werner Henry Hobbiebrunken was born on September 22, 1922, in Mason City, the son of Henry and Ida (Hagen) Hobbiebrunken. Werner attended and graduated from Swaledale High School. Werner was united in marriage to Mavis Thada on August 15, 1945, in Thornton, and to this union three children were born, Lexe, Lana, and Kim. After their marriage, he farmed in the Thornton area all of his life, until he retired and moved to Clear Lake. Werner was also a successful DeKalb and Kruger Seed Corn salesman.
Werner loved farming, his family, and was an avid Hawkeye fan.
Werner was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Township trustee, and was on the board of directors at the Farmers Co-Op elevator all in Thornton.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Mavis Hobbiebrunken of Clear Lake; three daughters, Lexe (Howard) Chambers of Bemidji, MN, Lana Lee of West Des Moines, and Kim (Bill) Mainprize of Charles City; three grandchildren, Jennifer Lee (Brad) Prugh of Chicago, Ill, Matthew (Heather) Mainprize of North Liberty, and Megan Mainprize of Ames; as well as many other extended family members and friends.
Werner was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Alvin and Henry Hobbiebrunken, Jr.


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  • Created by: James Tomlinson
  • Added: 29 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70568318
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Werner Henry Hobbiebrunken (22 Sep 1922–28 May 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70568318, citing Pleasant View Cemetery, Thornton, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by James Tomlinson (contributor 46926553) .