Lillian Mae Haubenschild

LILLIAN M. HAUBENSCHILD age 98 of Jefferson passed away Monday May 18, 2020 at Alden Estates in Jefferson.  She was born on October 29, 1921 in Lake Mills to Frank and Alvina (Meyer) Blasing.  Lillian married Norbert Haubenschild on October 24, 1942 in Johnson Creek, together they farmed in the Jefferson area until Norbert’s death in 1983.  Lillian also was employed at Schweiger Industries for 10+ years.  She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family, Lillian’s primary job on the farm was taking care of the chickens and collecting all the eggs to sell or take to market.  She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Jefferson.

Lillian is survived by her family, daughter Jane (Donald) Endl of Johnson Creek, son-in-law Jim Riley of Harvard, IL, sister-in-law Marge Blasing on Johnson Creek. Two grandchildren Melissa (Duane) Loeder, Shane (Wendy) Munro, Three step grandchildren Jon (Jenny) Riley, Jerry (Lisa) Riley, Jeff Riley.  Great grandchildren, Jaydon Loeder, Nevaeh Loeder, Stephanie Munro, 7 step great grandchildren and many great-great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Norbert Haubenschild, two daughters

Jill Haubenschild, Judy Riley, one sister, four brothers, and one sister-in-law.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday May 22, 2020 at the Schneider-Michaelis Funeral Home in Jefferson with the Rev. Matthew Krenke officiating, burial will follow at St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery.  


The family would like to thank the nurses and nursing assistants at Alden Estates for wonderful care they gave to Lillian, throughout the years.


Schneider-Michaelis funeral home is assisting the family with arrangements,

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