Herbert A. Havertape

Herbert Aloysius Havertape, 82, of rural Hazel Green, WI, passed away at 2:48 a.m. Saturday, April 3, 2021 at MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center with his loving wife by his side.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a private family Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at Sinsinawa, WI, with Fr. Ken Frisch officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. There will be no public visitation. The Miller Funeral Home of East Dubuque is assisting the family.

Herb was born on October 21, 1938 at home in Hazel Green Twp. of Grant County, WI, the son of Ollie and Olefa (Neis) Havertape. He was united in marriage to Marjorie Goldhagen on July 12, 1958 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at Sinsinawa, WI.

Herb farmed most of his life, and was a member of St. Joseph’s Church and its Holy Name Society. He was a graduate of Loras Academy, class of 1956. Herb was an avid Wisconsin Badgers, Bucks, and Packers fan. Herb loved his time spent with family most and enjoyed the card games with his buddies (especially when he won.)

Surviving is his wife Margie; three sons, Rick, Terry (Dana), and Scott (Linda) Havertape all of Hazel Green; four grandchildren, Joshua, Lindsey, Jeremy and Jacob; two great-grandchildren Violet and Finn, his siblings, Arla Mae Bussan of Galena, IL, Robert (Joan) Havertape of Dubuque, and Michael Havertape of Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents Ollie and Olefa, and son, Michael Robert Havertape on August 15, 2003.

The family would like to thank Hazel Green Rescue Squad.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.millerfhed.com

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