Carl W. Heimerl

Carl W. Heimerl of Hartford passed away on Friday, Feb. 2, 2007 at the Hartford Care Center. He was 90. He was born April 5, 1916 in LeRoy to John and Mary (nee Hebert) Heimerl. Carl married his first wife, Evona (nee Roeseler) on Nov. 25, 1950 and she preceded him in death. He then married Delores (nee Frank) on March 14, 1981 at David Star Church.

Carl worked for the Dodge County Highway Department for 34 years and after retiring worked at Cedar Lake Community for 10 years. He served his country in the U.S. Army as a MP during WWII. He was an avid sports fan and loved the Brewers and Packers, he was a charter member of the Rock River League Old-Timers Association serving as president for 10 years. He was vice president of the Rock River League for 25 years and a member of the Hall of Fame. Carl was the manager for the Rubicon Baseball Team for 45 years. He belonged to the Henry F. Gumm American Legion Post #486 in Jackson, and was a member of the Hartford Senior Friends. Carl was a lifelong member of St. John Catholic Church in Rubicon.

He is survived by his wife, Delores; three daughters, Susan (Allen) Van Dyke of Hustisford, Carol (Patrick) Schraufnagel of Iron Ridge and Holly Tennison (Larry Becker) of Menomonee Falls; four grandchildren, Adam Schraufnagel, Jared Van Dyke, Ross Becker and Brent Becker; and two sisters-in-law, Audrey Walker and Nancy (Don) Walker. Carl is further survived by other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Evona (nee Roeseler); three sisters, Margaret Kelly, Sister Lucille Heimerl and Marie Klink; and four brothers, Clarence, Lester, John and Francis "Happy."

The Mass of Christian burial for Carl was Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007 at St. John Catholic Church in Rubicon. Family greeted relatives and friends on Monday, Feb. 5, 2007 at Shimon Funeral Home in Hartford, with American Legion #486 walk-through and a vigil service. There also was visitation at church Tuesday prior to the Mass.

Interment was at St. John Cemetery, Rubicon. In lieu of flowers memorials to St. John Catholic Church appreciated.