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Hasse, Adolf Henry

Adolf H. Hasse, 86, Is Buried Here Sunday Afternoon

Funeral services were held at the Hubbard Funeral Home here Sunday afternoon at 4:00 o’clock for Adolf Henry Hasse of Floresville, with the Rev. J. K. Boch of Floresville officiating. Interment was in the Weimar Masonic Cemetery.

Mr. Hasse died at the family residence in Floresville on June 22, after an illness of six months. He had obtained he age of 86 years, one month and 16 days.

Mr. Hasse was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Hasse and was born at Rutersville on May 7, 1859. He was a farmer by occupation and lived in or near Weimar until the year 1915 when he moved to Floresville. He was united in marriage to Miss Augusta Wendt of New Bielau. He was a member of the Lutheran Church and the Hermann Sons Lodge.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Nora Laas of Floresville and Mrs. P. Brandes of Weimar; two sons, Walter C. Hasse of Floresville and E. J. Hasse of San Antonio. Also surviving are five sisters, Mrs. Bertha Hoegemeyer of Yoakum, Mrs. Annie Shriebeck of Floresville, Mrs. Helen Gestenberger of Belton, Mrs. Mollie Emken and Miss Marie Hasse of California

Pallbearers include W. J. Ellehausen and Alfred Skarke of Floresville, Charlie Warnken of Poth, Walter Laging of Nordheim, Henry Beken and Chas. Rahlwes of Weimar.

Weimar Mercury, June 29, 1945

Hasse, Augusta (Gerstenberger)


Funeral services for Mrs. Augusta Hasse. 74. a life-long resident of this area whose death occurred Tuesday, June 24, at 10:40 p. m., were held Thursday at 3 p. m. from the. Hubbard Funeral Home, with the Rev. W. A. Flachmeier of Columbus, officiating.

Mrs. Hasse was a native of New Bielau where she was born in 1867, the daughter of William Gerstenberger and wife. She was baptized at Ross Prairie and confirmed into the Lutheran Evangelical church at New Bielau and had since been a member of that church. She was married to Theodore Hasse on Jan. 4, 1887. The couple lived near Breslau, Lavaca County, for six years, after which they moved to New Bielau and lived there the balance of their years. Her husband, Theodore Hasse, preceded her in death, expiring Nov. 16, 1916. Her eldest daughter, Laura, died in infancy.

Survivors include two sons, Henry W. Hasse of Oakland, Ernest Masse of New Bielau; five daughters, Mrs. Chas. Schroeder, Mrs. W. L. Kram, Mrs. Oscar Leppin, all of New Bielau, Mrs. F. G. Engels of Corpus Christi; four sisters. Mrs. Fred Rose of Weimar, Mrs. William Lichey of Tohoka, Mrs. Chas. Lichey of Tohoka, Mrs. A. G. Lichey of Shiner and two brothers, Fred Gerstenberger of Santa Monica, Cal., and William Gerstenberger of Sugar Land. Fourteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive.

Active pallbearers included Ed Rabel, Otto Leppin. August Beken, Ad. Schindler, B. H. Meinert and Henry Poppe.

Burial was in the Odd Fellows cemetery.

To bereaved survivors, the Mercury extends sincere sympathy.

Weimar Mercury, July 4, 1941, page 1

Hasse, Augusta (Wendt)

Former Citizen This Section Dies at Temple

The sad news was received here last Thursday that Mrs. Adolf Hasse, beloved wife of Mr. Adolf Hasse of Floresville, and former popular lady of the Content community, had died at Temple hospital, where she had gone several days previously for an operation.

The body of this estimable lady. was brought through the country to Weimar to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Paul Brandes, near town, and from there was carried Saturday afternoon to the Weimar Masonic Cemetery for interment, Rev. Piepenbrok, Lutheran minister, officiating. A large crowd of mourning relatives and friends was present to pay the last sad tribute of respect to this worthy lady, who for so many years was a resident of this section.

Active pall bearers for the funeral were: Messrs. Albert Koehn, Chas. Rahlwes, Henry J. Laas, Ed Rabel, Weimar; A. J. Greif, Poth, and R. L. Eschenburg, Floresville. Honorary pall bearers designated by the family were as follows: Henry Oncken, Chas. Hoegemeyer, Chas. Hollien, Jno. C. Hubbard, Alban Stirl. John H Brooks, D. Schroeder, Gustav Berger, H. Brasher, Sr., J. 0. Boettcher, Wm. Koehn, Fred L. Koehn, T. W. Hill, F. J. Nitschmann, H. P. Sachs, Chas. Fahrenthold, M. Schetzing, 0. Hilden, Henry Birkman, Herman Leppin, Otto Leppin, Joe Rabel, Adolf Engels, Frank F. Anders, Will Boeer, Geo. Herder, Jr., Chas. F. Boettcher, Chas. Herder, Sr., Wm. Stech, E. F. Shortt, Henry Guenther, Sr., Alfred Reissner, Weimar; Hon. Geo. Herder, Sr., Eagle Lake; Hon. Lester Holt, Halletsville; W. C. Munn, F. A. Boettcher, Houston; Ernst Strunk, Oakland; H. W. Laging, Nordheim; Frank Reichert, Sr., LaGrange; H. F. Ellinghausen, Chas. Schroeder, Floresville; Richard Voges, Aug. Schrewer, A. J. Stoeltje, Poth.

Mrs. Hasse was about 66 years of age at time of death. She was a lady of many estimable qualities, one whom to know was to esteem. She was a model wife and mother, neighbor and friend. During the long time she was a resident of this section, no one stood higher in the estimation of our people, and it was with exceeding and deep regret that she was given up to become resident of another community.

Ill health became her portion the latter part of her life, and as a last resort it was decided that an operation was imperative, but it failed of purpose and the spirit of this good lady was wafted unto her heavenly home above.

She is survived by her heart-broken husband and four children--Mrs. Aug. Laas of Poth, Mrs. Paul Brandes of Weimar, Mr. Walter Hasse of Poth and Mr. Eric Hasse of San Antonio., beside a large circle of relatives and friends, to, whom our heartfelt sympathy is extended.

Weimar Mercury, June 24, 1932, page 1

Hasse, Emma Bertha (Oncken)

Funeral For Emma Hasse Wednesday

Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Bertha Hasse, 96, of Weimar were held Wednesday, March 11, from Weimar United Church of Christ with burial in Masonic Cemetery. Rev. Ernest Dean officiated.

Mrs. Hasse, a lifelong resident of the Weimar area, died Monday, March 9, at Colorado-Fayette Medical Center.

Born Dec. 20, 1890, at New Bielau, she was a daughter of c. J. and Minna (Hoegemeyer) Oncken. She was married to Henry W. Hasse Sr. on Dec. 24, 1913, in her parents' home. He preceded her in death Aug. 3, 1977.

The Hasses farmed until 1920, when they went into the general mercantile business at Oakland, first under the name of Tesch & Hasse and later as full owners. Mrs. Hasse was Oakland postmistress for a number of years.

They moved to Weimar in 1943 and operated a grocery store until 1954.

Mrs. Hasse was a member of Weimar United Church of Christ, the Dorcas Circle there, and former member of a home demonstration club, the Garden club and two sewing circles.

She is survived by two daughters and their husbands, Wilma and Harold Vickers of Houston and Eunice and Sam E. von Rosenberg of La Grange; eight grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death in addition to her husband were a son, Henry W. Hasse Jr., two brothers, Adolph and Otto Oncken; and a sister, Alma Oncken Dahse.

Pallbearers for the funeral were Walter L. Kram, Hilmer Hasse, Charles Schroeder Jr., Frank George Engels, Ed Blakesley, Robert Oncken and Harold Leppin Jr.

Weimar Mercury, March 12, 1987
Transcribed by Dennis Boatright

Hasse, Henry W. Sr.

Death Takes Henry Hasse, Retired JP

Henry W. Hasse Sr., former merchant and justice of the peace, died at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, in Youens Memorial Hospital here after about two months illness. He was 87.

Funeral services were held Friday morning, Aug. 5. at Weimar United Church of Christ, with Rev. D. L. R. McDougle officiating, and burial was in Masonic Cemetery.

Judge Hasse was born April 14, 1890, at Breslau in Lavaca County, a son of Theodore and Augusta (Gerstenberg) Hasse. His family moved to New Bielau when he was 5. He attended the New Bielau School and later Massey Business College in Houston. He married Emma Oncken at New Bielau on Dec. 24, 1913.

They farmed until 1920, when Mr. Hasse went into business at Oakland, a general store under the name of Tesch & Hasse, later full owner. They moved to Weimar in 1943 and operated a grocery store here until 1954. Later he did bookkeeping work and then was in the real estate business.

He served as justice of the peace of Precinct 4, Weimar, from 1959 until he resigned at the end of 1972 for health reasons.

He also served on the county school board for 14 years in the 1940's and '50's, including seven years as chairman.

He was a member of Weimar United Church of Christ, the Men's Brotherhood, Weimar Masonic Lodge, and the Rotary Club.

Judge Hasse is survived by his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Sam (Eunice) Von Rosenberg of La Grange and Mrs. Wilma Appelt. of Houston; a daughter-in-law. Mrs. Faye Hasse of Huntsville; eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; one brother. Ernest Hasse of New Bielau; and four sisters. Mrs. Walter Kram and Mrs. Charlie Schroeder of New Bielau, Mrs. Frank Engels of Corpus Christ!, and Mrs. Oscar Leppin of Weimar.

He was preceded in death by a son. Henry W, ("'Bubbie") Hasse Jr.

Pallbearers at his services were Charles Trefny, Fred Vornsand. Ernest Scott, Walton Beken. Ewald Friedrich, and Dan Herder.

Weimar Mercury, August 11, 1977

Hasse, Hilmer Walter

Hilmer Hasse Funeral Held Here July 5

Funeral services for Hilmer Hasse, 67,of Route 1, Weimar, were held Friday, July 5, from First United Methodist Church, with burial in Masonic [Odd Fellows] Cemetery. Rev. Paul May officiated.

Hasse, a farmer and factory worker, died Wedneday, July 3, at 2:30 p.m. at M D. Anderson Hospital in Houston of cancer.

Born June 9, 1924, at Weimar, he was a son of Ernest and Sophie (Beken) Hasse. He graduated from Weimar High School, and on May 28, 1949, married Maggie Goode here. She preceded him in death January 4, 1967.

Surviving are two daughters, Shirley Forghani of Weimar and Barbara Smith of La Grange; two grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Sophie Hasse of Weimar; and a brother Ernest Hasse Jr. of Weimar. His father died in 1979.

Pallbearers were Al Marshall, Sid MacAllister, Lawrence Klesel, Roger Albright, Lee Hasse and James Thompson

Weimar Mercury, July 11, 1991
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Hasse, Mary Laura "Maggie" (Goode)

Maggie Hasse Funeral Held Here Jan. 6

Funeral services for Mrs. Maggie Hasse, 63, of Weimar were held Tuesday, Jan 6, from First United Methodist Church, with burial in Masonic [Odd Fellows] Cemetery. Rev. Robin Reed officiated.

Mrs. Hasse died at 4:15 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, in Colorado-Fayette Medical Center after a lengthy illness.

Born Feb. 1, 1923, in the Osage community, she was a daughter of James Dewey and Gertrude (Johnson) Goode. After graduation from Weimar High School, she attended Johnson's Beauty School. She worded as a beauty operator for eight years at Elite Beauty shop. She also worked in the Parkview Manor Beauty Shop for about six years.

Mrs. Hasse was an active member of First United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School several years and was a member of United Methodist Women. She was also a member of Parkview Manor Auxiliary.

She was married to Hilmer Hasse on May 28, 1949, in Weimar. He survives her, along with two daughters, Shirley Forghani and Barbara Smith, both of Weimar; two grandchildren; her mother and two sisters, Doris Thompson of Rosenberg and Trudy McKnight of Great Falls, Montana. Her father and two brothers, James Dewey Goode Jr. and Byron Wesley Goode preceded her in death.

Serving as pallbearers were James Thompson, Bobby Thompson, Lee Hasse, Sidney MacAllister, Dr. Ernest Gregory Jr. and Henry Herder.

Weimar Mercury, January 8, 1987
Transcribed by Dennis Boatright

Hasse, Theodor

Death of Mr. Theo. Hasse,

Many hearts were saddened throughout this community last Thursday when it became known that Mr. Theo. Hasse, a well known and popular farmer of the New Bielau section, was dead. Mr. Hasse had been in ill health for several years, but up to within a short time before his death, kept up and about. However, as disease fastened its tentacles upon him more and more, he was forced to give up and take to his bed. It was realized that he was a very sick man, and everything was done to alleviate his sufferings and restore him to good health. But it was without avail. The end came Thursday morning at 9 o'clock, and the following day at 4 p. m. the last remains of Mr. Hasse were interred in the. Masonic cemetery, Rev. Paul Piepenbrok, Lutheran pastor, officiating in a beautiful burial service, followed by the Hermann Soehne lodge, of which decedent was a member.

Theo. Hasse was good man in every sense of the term. He was a good father, a good husband, a good friend and a good neighbor. He was as gentle as a child, had no ill feeling toward any man, spoke only of the good traits of those with whom he came in contact, ever ready to aid and assist those who heeded help, and his entire life was one of good cheer to those about him. Wherever he visited, whether it was the home or business house, his presence brought such sunshine that he was always welcomed. Few men have ever lived in this community who were loved as he was. In his dealings with his fellow-man, he was the soul of honor, an upright, good, christian man, an honored and honorable citizen. None knew him but to admire his upright character, and his death is deeply and sincerely deplored by all.

Theo. Hasse was a son of the late Henry Hasse and wife. He was born in Fayette county Dec. 1, 1857; moved to the vicinity of Weimar with his parents in 1864, and lived near this place 47 years. Five years of his life were spent in Lavaca county. He married Miss Augusta Gerstenberger Jan. 4, 1887. The widow and six children, Henry, Mrs. Walter Kram, Ernest, and Misses Louise, Alwine and Leona, survive. Their eldest child died when 2 years old. The, living brothers of Mr. Hasse are as follows: Aug. Hasse of HaIletsville. Ad. Hasse of Floresville, Charles and Herman Hasse of Winters. Texas. His living sisters are Mrs. Henry Hoegemeyer of Yoakum. Mrs. Wm. Striebeck of Floresville, Mrs. Aug. Gerstenberger of Belton. Mrs. Henry Emken and Miss Mary Hasse of Tulare, California. He was a member of the Lutheran church and of the O. D. H. S. His father died when he was aged about 15, and his mother died in May, 1909.

Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to the bereaved family, relatives and friends.

Weimar Mercury, November 24, 1916, page 1
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