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Lucille Herbst

April 10, 1924 September 1, 2019
Lucille Herbst
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Obituary for Lucille Herbst

Lucille Herbst, age 95 of Shullsburg, WI passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019 at Epione Pavilion in Cuba City, WI. She was born April 10, 1924 on the Aurit family farm in rural Shullsburg, the daughter of Andrew and Leone (Hayes) Aurit. Lucille graduated from Shullsburg High School in 1942 and attended Madison College for one year. While living in Madison Lucille worked as a secretary for the Madison Public School system for 9 years. On February 23, 1952 Lucille married Lester M. Herbst at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Shullsburg. Following their marriage Lucille returned to Shullsburg, Once rooted in the area, she worked as a secretary for Microswitch in Warren, IL where she retired after 30 years.

Lucille is survived by One Sister: Marie Meloy of Indianapolis, IN; Two Nieces: Julie (Glenn) Ramaker of Cuba City, WI and Leslie (Jim) Beau of Benton, WI and many nieces and nephews She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Lester Herbst, April, 14 1995; one brother: George Aurit; one sister: Catherine Cruse; and two brothers-in-law: Frank Meloy and Gerald Cruse.

Lucille was a member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Shullsburg and its Council of Catholic women. She was also a proud member of St. Vincent De Paul Society, Habitat for Humanity, International Red Cross, Food for the Poor and the Nature Conservancy. Lucille loved reading, photography, studying the bible and gardening. She truly loved all animals but had a special place in her heart for cats.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. at 11:00 A.M. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church (344 N. Judgement St., Shullsburg) with Rev. Sudhakar Devarapu Officiating. Burial will be in St. Matthew’s Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. until 10:30 A.M. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church where a rosary will be prayed at 10:30 A.M. The Erickson Funeral Home in Shullsburg is serving the family. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ericksonfuneralhome.com.

For those who prefer, a memorial fund has been established in Lucille’s name.


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Visitation

Wednesday

4

Sep

9:00 AM 9/4/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 9/4/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Matthew's Catholic Church

344 N. Judgement Street
Shullsburg, WI 53586

St. Matthew's Catholic Church
344 N. Judgement Street Shullsburg 53586 WI
United States

Service

Wednesday

4

Sep

10:30 AM 9/4/2019 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/4/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Matthew's Catholic Church

344 N. Judgement Street
Shullsburg, WI 53586

Rosary Service

St. Matthew's Catholic Church
344 N. Judgement Street Shullsburg 53586 WI
United States

Service

Wednesday

4

Sep

11:00 AM 9/4/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 9/4/2019 12:00:00 PM
St. Matthew's Catholic Church

344 N. Judgement Street
Shullsburg, WI 53586

Mass of Christian Burial

St. Matthew's Catholic Church
344 N. Judgement Street Shullsburg 53586 WI
United States

Graveside

Wednesday

4

Sep

12:00 PM 9/4/2019 12:00:00 PM - 12:00 PM 9/4/2019 12:00:00 PM
St. Matthew's Cemetery

508 Park Place
Shullsburg, WI 53586

Burial

St. Matthew's Cemetery
508 Park Place Shullsburg 53586 WI
United States
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