Harlin D. Kannenberg, 94


Harlin Kannenberg, age 94 years, of the town of Jackson, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Lasata Care Center in Cedarburg, where he had been a resident for the past nine months. He was born April 9, 1918, in the town of Jackson, son of the late Edwin and Anna Kaschner Kannenberg. On June 27, 1942, he married Helen Fromm at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. The couple farmed in the town of Jackson until retiring in the mid 1990s. Harlin was an active lifelong member of Davidís Star Lutheran Church in the town of Jackson, having served on numerous church committees, including the school board. Mr. Kannenberg was a former member of the Washington County Farm Bureau. He enjoyed playing sheepshead, dancing, going to farm auctions, and visiting weekly with family and friends. Survivors include his wife, Helen, two children Carol (Ted) Meyer of Saukville and James (Anne) Kannenberg of Jackson, his son by friendship Daniel (Mary) Kaschner of Jackson, his grandson Russell Kannenberg of Jackson, his brother Jerome (Lucille) Kannenberg of Apache Junction, Ariz., one niece, five nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be Feb. 15 from 1- 3 p.m. at Davidís Star Lutheran Church, 2740 Davidís Star Drive, Jackson, followed by services at 3 p.m. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Davidís Star Lutheran Church or School appreciated. Special thanks to the staff at Lasata Care Center and Heartland Hospice for their compassionate and loving care.

The Eernisse Funeral Home, Cedarburg is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com.