Funeral service for Augustine Hessenius will be held at 11 a.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ayrshire. The Rev. Neil Hayen will officiate.
Inurnment will be in Washington Cemetery, Havelock. The?Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg is in charge of arrangements.
Augustine Hessenius was born Sept. 8, 1919 in Frontenhausen, Germany. Her parents were Sebastian and Berta (Koch) Hobmeier. Augustine received her education in Germany.
On Jan. 7, 1955, Augustine was united in marriage to Arnold Hessenius in Nurnberg, Germany. Arnold and Augustine made their home on a farm near Curlew. On April 7,1961, Augustine became a United States citizen.
Augustine was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Ayrshire, where she was active in church circle.
In May 2004, Augustine moved to an apartment in Emmetsburg and in October 2011 to Hillside Terrace in Spencer. She passed away Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer at the age of 93.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold in 2000.
Augustine is survived by her children, Manfred (Sharon) Hobmeier of Kiel, WI, Ingrid (Dale) Studer of West Bend, Harry (Mary) Hobmeier of Estherville, Frank Hobmeier of Cherokee, Richard (Martie) Hobmeier of Des Moines, and Kenneth (Cheryl) Hessenius of Spencer; 20 grandchildren; several great- grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.
Condolences can be left at www.martinmatticefuneralhome.com