Joetta R. VonHatten 91 of Aviston died Sunday July 31, 2016 at St. Joseph hospital in Breese.
She was born September 17, 1924 in Breese to Joseph and Louise (Lutz) Heldorfer: they preceded her in death.
She married Wilbert “Bill” VonHatten June 5, 1946 at St. Felicitas Catholic Church in Beaver Prairie and he preceded her in death February 3, 2003. Also preceded in death by her sons Billy Joe VonHatten, Eric VonHatten, daughter Marlene Engel, granddaughter Nicole Engel, sisters and brothers-in-law Cora and Frank Warnecke, Alvina and Robert “Bud VonAlst, Reva and Joe Dumstorff, father-in-law and mother-in-law Bernard and Louisa (Woltering) VonHatten, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Adolph VonHatten, Urban and Gladys VonHatten, Mary Ann Borgelt, Elmer and Margaret VonHatten, Ben Grapperhaus.
Surviving are her children Carol (Don) Engel of Phoenix, AZ, Diane (Stan) Rakers of Aviston, Gerard “Gary” (Sharon) VonHatten of Breese
Son-in-law David Engel of Belleville
8 grandchildren, Carla (John) Bouc, Aaron (Dawn) Rakers, Nicholas (Rebecca) Rakers, Jason (Kristen) VonHatten, Brent (Angie) VonHatten, Craig (Amy) VonHatten, Billy (Rachel) VonHatten, Kammi (Chad) Tebbe
21 great grandchildren
Sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Bernice (Orville) Rueter of Carlyle, Marcella Grapperhaus of Breese, Bernard (Alice) VonHatten of Marydale, Kate VonHatten of Breese.
Joetta was a homemaker, she loved spending time with and the company of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved baking cakes and cooking, quilting, playing cards and scrabble.
Member of St. Francis Catholic Church and Altar Sodality in Aviston. Daughters of the precious Blood Circle 718.
Funeral mass of Christian burial will be Thursday August 4, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church, Aviston. Fr. Daniel Friedman presiding. Interment St. Dominic-St. Augustine Cemetery, Breese
Visitation will be held Wednesday August 3, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Thursday August 4 from 8:00 to 9: 30 a.m. at the Moss Funereal home in Breese.
Memorials can be made to the donor’s choice and will be received at the funeral home.
Daughters of Isabella will hold a prayer service at 7:00 Wednesday at the funeral home