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Funeral services for Eddie C. Hegemeyer, 93, of New Ulm, were held Saturday, April 17, 2004, at 10 a.m. from St. John Lutheran Church in New Ulm with the Rev. Bill Bosley officiating. Interment was at New Ulm Cemetery. Pallbearers serving were Michael Gross, Nathan Hegemeyer, Edward Hegemeyer, Deron Kutra, Dwayne Bilski, and Joey Hegemeyer. Honorary pallbearers were Jason
Hegemeyer, Clinton Hegemeyer, Brian Hegemeyer, Steven Kutra, Kyle Gross, Michael Biehunko, Craig Kutra and Ray Menke. 
Born in New Wehdem, Eddie was the son of Henry and Emma Wensel Hegemeyer. He was raised in Star Hill and attended school in Star Hill.On April 27, 1932 he was joined in marriage to the former Miss Viola Rinn with a ceremony held in New Ulm. Eddie worked as a farmer and then he became a carpenter building homes. He was baptized on February 19, 1911 and confirmed April 18, 1926 at St.
James Lutheran Church. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in New Ulm, the New Ulm Volunteer Fire Department , and Sons of Herman in New Ulm.
Eddie C. Hegemeyer died April 15, 2004 in Bellville. His survivors are daughters, Lucille Gross and husband Milford of Bellville
and Delores Kutra and husband Willie of Sealy; sons, Gilbert Hegemeyer and wife Emily of Katy, Newton Hegemeyer and wife Elizabeth of Sealy, William Hegemeyer of wife Bonnie of Sealy; and Eddie Hegemeyer, Jr. and wife Carol of New Ulm; brother, Hubert Hegemeyer of Hempstead; 9 grand daughters; 13 grandsons; 25 great grandchildren, and one great-great granddaughter.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Emma Hegemeyer; wife, Viola Hegemeyer; sisters, Hilda, Clara and Bernice Hegemeyer, Ida, Emily and Alma Peschel, and Lydia Nonemacher; brothers, Willie Herbert, and Reinhard Hegemeyer; grandchildren, Christopher, Mary Ann and Patricia Hegemeyer and Dwayne Gross; and great grandson Matthew Kutra.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Funeral arrangements under direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels,

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