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1935 Jean 2006

Jean M. Hagenbucher

April 21, 1935 — July 5, 2006


April 21, 1935 ~ Ayrshire, Iowa
July 4, 2006 ~ Hartley, Iowa

10:00 A.M. Saturday, July 8, 2006
St. Joseph Catholic Church; Granville, Iowa
Father Richard Ball, officiating

Joni Hofmeyer and Dennis Ormond
“Amazing Grace” ~ opening
“On Eagle’s Wings” ~ offertory
“How Great Thou Art” ~ communion
“Irish Blessing” ~ preparation
“Precious Lord, Take My Hand” ~ closing

Abigail Treimer Sarah Treimer
Heather Schilmoeller Alexa Hagenbucher
Ashley Schilmoeller Samantha Schilmoeller
Katelyn Hagenbucher
Patrick Hagenbucher Ryan Hagenbucher
Joe Brennan Ken Traver
Marlo Ebel Jack Mau

Prairie View Cemetery
Paullina, Iowa

Arrangements under the care of
Gaudian~Eldridge Funeral Home

After the graveside service relatives and friends
are invited to join the family in the
fellowship hall of the church.


Jean Marie Hagenbucher, the daughter of Jay and Mildred (Jones) Brennan, was born April 21, 1935 in Ayrshire, Iowa. She attended school in Ayrshire until the third grade and later graduated from the Mallard High School in 1952. She received her Associates of Arts Degree in Teaching from Estherville Junior College graduating on May 26, 1954. She went on to teach at Sanborn, Iowa for two years. On October 24, 1957, she was united in marriage to Ronald “Bud” Hagenbucher at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mallard, Iowa. After their marriage, the couple settled in Paullina, where Jean worked in day care and also in various retail businesses in Paullina. Bud passed away on August 20, 1989 in Sioux City, Iowa. Jean remained in Paullina and entered the Community Memorial Health Center in Hartley, Iowa. She passed away at the Health Center on Tuesday, July 4, 2006 reaching the age of 71 years, 2 months and 13 days.
She was baptized at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ayrshire and was currently a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville. She was also a member of the Guild of the church and of the American Legion Auxiliary of Paullina. She enjoyed visiting, playing cards, crocheting, golfing, walking, reading, putting puzzles together, cooking and traveling. Most of all she loved her family, especially her grandchildren and following all their activities.
Jean leaves to cherish her memory her four children, Cathy and her husband, David Treimer of Hartley, Iowa; Rhonda and her husband, Tom Schilmoeller of Granville, Iowa; Jim and his wife, Pam Hagenbucher of Clive, Iowa; and Keith and his wife, Lana Hagenbucher of Pilot Point, Texas; 9 grandchildren, Abigail and Sarah Treimer; Heather, Ashley and Samantha Schilmoeller; Patrick and Katelyn Hagenbucher and Alexa and Ryan Hagenbucher; two sisters, Carol and her husband, Ed O’Brien of Lynwood, Washington; and MaryAnn Wright of Laurens, Iowa; a brother, Joseph Victor Brennan of Grand Prairie, Texas; her mother-in-law, Lorna Hagenbucher of Paullina; two sisters-in-law and their spouses, Bonnie and Bill Joines of Meridan, Iowa and Donna and Darrell Nelson of Cherokee, Iowa also other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; father-in-law, Les Hagenbucher; sister-in-law, Rose Brennan; two brothers-in-law, Duane Main and Lowell Wright; two nephews, Patrick Brennan and Mark Main.

May the road rise
to meet you.
May the wind
be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, the rains fall soft upon your fields, and, until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand.

-Traditional Irish Prayer

God saw she was getting tired;
And a cure was not to be.
So He put His arms around her,
And whispered, “Come with Me.”

With tearful eyes, we watched her suffer,
And saw her fade away.
Although we loved her dearly,
We could not make her stay.

A golden heart stopped beating,
Hard working hands to rest.
God broke our hearts to prove to us,
God only takes the best.
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