Herbert M. Horswill

May 25, 1936 March 22, 2016

Herbert M. Horswill, age 79, a resident of the Town of Eagle, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital.

Herbert was born on May 25, 1936, in Milwaukee, the son of the late Merlin and Rose (Jezorski) Horswill. Herbert married Gloria C. Zasada on September 8, 1956, in Milwaukee. He worked at Rexnord in Milwaukee for 42 years, as a machinist. Herbert enjoyed, in his earlier years, going fishing and riding on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. He had a great love for animals, especially horses, dogs and cats.

Herbert is survived by his wife of 59 years, Gloria; children, Ronald (Brenda) of Waukesha, Lisa (Jon) Hipke of Merrill and Matthew (Jeweleen) of Waukesha; grandchildren, Katie (Andy) Deuter, Kara (James) McNeill, Lauren (David) Moy, Tyler Horswill, Amanda Huenink, Dalton Hipke, Jamie Huenink, Taylor Hipke, Justus Hipke, Rachell, Josh Horswill, Katie and Amy; and daughter-inlaw, Camille Horswill. Herbert is further survived by many great-grandchildren, other relatives, and friends.

Herbert was preceded in death by his son Richard and granddaughter Jessica Hipke.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Saturday, March 26, from  1:00PM to 3:00PM at the Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home, 103 W. Eagle St., Eagle.

Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Eagle is assisting the family, 262-594-2442. For the online guest registry, please go to