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In Memory of Herman Heinbuch

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday December 22, 2021
Trinity Lutheran Church
1250 Broadway ST
Hammond Wisconsin, 54015

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday December 23, 2021
Trinity Lutheran Church
1250 Broadway ST
Hammond Wisconsin, 54015

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Thursday December 23, 2021
Trinity Lutheran Church
1250 Broadway ST
Hammond Wisconsin, 54015

Herman Ralph Heinbuch, age 85 of Hammond, Wisconsin, passed away surrounded by family on Sunday, December 19, 2021 at his home on the farm, after a long battle with multiple myeloma and recent health issues. Herman was born January 11, 1936 at home on the farm in Woodbury Township, Minnesota to George and Mary (Risch) Heinbuch. He attended District 27 country school in Woodbury through the eighth grade before his passion for farming replaced his academic pursuits. Herman was united in marriage to Delores Ickler on April 16, 1955 at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Oakdale, MN. Herman purchased 16 cows from his mother, and the couple farmed for a year in River Falls, WI before relocating to a farm in Hammond. In August of 1958, Herman and Delores began renting the farm in Hammond they now own, from longtime friend Pete Olson, owner of the Coachman Supper Club. The couple was blessed with three children, Steven, Deborah, and Scott. Herman loved farming and worked hard to become a successful self-employed farmer raising crops and cattle.

 

Herman was a member of the Wisconsin Draft Horse Association. He enjoyed driving his team of horses for weddings and parades, especially the Roberts St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Herman relished the chance to take his grandchildren and great-grandchildren for rides behind the horses, or in one of his antique cars and tractors. He treasured memories made with family and friends, and often thought of the trip he took with Delores to visit friends and go charter fishing in Homer, Alaska. Herman was fond of riding snowmobiles, going out to eat, and coming up with nicknames for family and friends.

 

Herman will remain in the hearts of his beloved wife of 66 years, Delores; children, Steven (Renee) Heinbuch, Deborah (William) Volkert, and Scott (Sandy Brecht) Heinbuch; eight grandchildren, Andrew (Holly) Heinbuch, Karl (Amy) Heinbuch; Victoria Mukasa, William Volkert, Daniel Volkert; Jason (Hannah) Heinbuch, Megan (Derek) Miller, and Jenna Myer; 19 great-grandchildren; sister, Gertrude Steinbruckner; siblings-in-law, Robert (Barb) Ickler, Carol (Paul) Cernohous, and Alice Heinbuch; longtime farmhand and friend, Al (Kelly) Lenz; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends; and his German Shepherd, Buster. Herman is preceded in death by his parents; nine siblings, Florence Stabenow, Rosemary Doehling, Frida Reichow, Robert Heinbuch, Caroline Doehling, Pearl Trapp, Margreth Welch, Harold Heinbuch, and Louise Holtz; and parents-in-law, Leonard and Marie Ickler.

 

A funeral service for Herman will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hammond, WI. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 22nd, and one hour prior to the service on Thursday, both at the church. Masks required. Interment at the Woodside Cemetery in Rush River Twsp. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Trinity Lutheran Church, 1250 Broadway St., Hammond, WI 54015, or the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, P.O. Box 414238, Boston, MA 02241-4238.

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    • Dear Delores and Heinbuch Family. I send my love and sympathy. It was always a story and a delight when Herman and Delores visited the FSA Office. Delores, you take care of yourself and enjoy the love of your family.
      Sally

    • So sorry to hear of Herman’s passing. He will be greatly missed by all of his friends and staff at the Cafe. The conversation always perked up when Herman and Delores would walk in the door. The girls will all miss Herman referring to all of them as “Freddy”. He will be missed, Troy, Dawn, Stacy,Cindy, Lily and The Roberts Cafe.

    • Our prayers and love to Aunt Delores, Steven, Deborah, and Scott at this time as they remember how God has shared Uncle Herman with us in such wonderful and fun ways. We remember the summer Heinbuch reunion when Herman had brought his horses and wagon or carriage and proudly gave rides to all whom wished. What fun! Herman was a hard worker and yet saw the bright side of things with his humor and good nature. May God give you comfort and peace as you look forward to the reunion again with him in heaven.

    • Dear Aunt Delores, Debbie & family,
      I was sorry to hear of Uncle Herman’s passing. May God bless you with His grace, comfort and peace during these days.
      With sympathy,
      Mary
      (Harold & Caroline’s youngest daughter)

    • Sorry to hear about the passing of Herman. He always got a laugh out of me with his humor. My sympathies go to Deloris and the Heinbuch family. RIP Herman