Halbach, Frederick J 1
- Born: Mar 27, 1919, Stacyville, Mitchell, Iowa, USA
- Marriage: Gerhartz, Marcella C on Nov 26, 1942 in Meyer, Mitchell, Iowa, USA
Another name for Frederick was Fritz.
STACYVILLE-Marcella Halbach, age 86, of Stacyville, died on Wednesday, Jan uary 17, 2007, at the Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, January 2 0, 2007, at the Visitation Catholic Church in Stacyville. Burial was in t he Visitation Catholic Cemetery.
Marcella was born on May 2, 1920 at Meyer, Iowa, the daughter of Willi am and Mary (Werner) Gerhartz. She married Fred "Fritz" Halbach on Novemb er 26, 1942 at Meyer. They farmed east of Stacyville until retiring and mo ving to Stacyville in 1980.
Marcella was a 4-H Leader for over 25 years and was very active with t he Mitchell County Fair Association. She was a member of the Thread Clippe rs Quilting Club. Marcella was an active member of the Visitation Cathol ic Church and the Christian Mothers in Stacyville.
Marcella enjoyed a variety of activities, which included gardening, bowlin g, golfing, traveling, reading and especially quilting.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Eugene Gerhartz.
Marcella is survived by her husband, Fritz Halbach of Stacyville; two dau ghters, Mary R. Clements of Hayward, California and Lynne A. Fairban ks of Marion, Illinois; a son, Nicholas W. Halbach of Hayward, Californi a; two brothers, Clem Gerhartz of Harpers Ferry, Iowa and Wilfred Gerhar tz of Owatonna, Minnesota.
The Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home, Osage, was in charge of the arrangement s.
Frederick married Marcella C Gerhartz, daughter of William John Gerhartz and Mary E Werner, on Nov 26, 1942 in Meyer, Mitchell, Iowa, USA. (Marcella C Gerhartz was born on May 3, 1920 in Meyer, Mitchell, Iowa, USA and died on Jan 17, 2007 in Stacyville, Mitchell, Iowa, USA.)