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HAUPERT, Donald E.: Died 2000


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Date: 6/26/2019 at 16:59:02

The Fairfield Ledger
Friday, October 13, 2000

Donald E. Haupert

Donald E. Haupert, 79, of 1624 U.S. Highway 34 died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2000, at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.

A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church, with the Rev. Stephen C. Page officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 6-8 p.m. at Raymond Funeral Home. A wake service will be held at 7 p.m. during visitation. Memorials have been established to St. Mary Catholic Church or to a fund to plant a tree in Central Park.

Mr. Haupert was born July 13, 1921, near Fremont, the son of Nick and Mary Wagner Haupert. He married Eloise Hollingsworth Oct. 29, 1947.

The family moved to a farm north of Ottumwa where he grew up. He served in the United States Army during World War II in the European theater of operations, first in the infantry and then in bomb disposal.

After he was married, he and his wife lived in Pekin before moving to Fairfield in 1957. He was known in southeastern Iowa as a livestock buyer. He had operated sales barns in Fairfield, North English, Oxford, Ottumwa and Columbus Junction before starting the Haupert Livestock Company and Truck Lines. He was currently semi-retired.

He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks NO. 1192 and the VFW.

Survivors include one daughter Sheri Betz of Fairfield; one granddaughter; one brother, Joe Haupert of Ottumwa; and one sister, Gertrude Burdick of Ottumwa.

He was preceded in death by his son, Kip Allen Haupert; his parents; and five sisters, Christine LaBelle, Marie White, Marguerite Andersen, Evelyn Lee, Lucille Kempenaar and Betty Doud.

(Transcribed for genealogical purposes only. I am of no relation.)


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