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Hubert Mathias Merkes

February 26, 1928 June 5, 2019
Hubert Mathias Merkes
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Obituary for Hubert Mathias Merkes

Hubert M. Merkes, age 91, went home to the Lord on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. He was born on February 26, 1928 in Rozellville, WI to parents Nicholas and Mary (Wagner) Merkes. He proudly served his country in the US Marines. Hubert was united in marriage on June 14, 1950 to Rosemary Schoenfuss. He began his working years on the family farm and moved to Alaska to work on the railroad. Hubert was a maintenance welder at American Motors/Chrylser until his retirement in 1988.
Prior to retirement, Hubert was able to purchase his dream of a hobby farm, maintaining it for many years. He enjoyed hunting with his boys, camping with the family and playing cards. He was an avid reader and Hubert especially liked attending all of the grandchildren’s events.
Hubert is survived by his wife, Rosemary; six children, Debra Merkes, Perry (Roxie), Jeff (Diane), Tina (Gene) Conley, Dave (Roxie G.) and Randy (Kelly); eleven grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Hubert is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, sisters, brothers and sisters-in-law.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 148 W. Lehman St., Neosho on Tuesday, June 11 at 12 Noon with Fr. Justin Lopina presiding. Visitation for family and friends from 10:00 AM until time of Mass. The family would like to thank the staff at ProHealth Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital for their care and support.


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Visitation

Tuesday

11

Jun

10:00 AM 6/11/2019 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 6/11/2019 12:00:00 PM
St. Matthew's Catholic Church

148 W. Lehman St.
Neosho, WI 53059

St. Matthew's Catholic Church
148 W. Lehman St. Neosho 53059 WI
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday

11

Jun

12:00 PM 6/11/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 6/11/2019 1:00:00 PM
St. Matthew's Catholic Church

148 W. Lehman St.
Neosho, WI 53059

St. Matthew's Catholic Church
148 W. Lehman St. Neosho 53059 WI
United States

Military Honors

Tuesday

11

Jun

1:00 PM 6/11/2019 1:00:00 PM - 1:05 PM 6/11/2019 1:05:00 PM
St. Matthew's Catholic Church

148 W. Lehman St.
Neosho, WI 53059

St. Matthew's Catholic Church
148 W. Lehman St. Neosho 53059 WI
United States
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