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A celebration of life for F. Clinton Hertig, 92, of Wayland will be held Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the Eicher Mennonite Church in Wayland with Pastor Dave Schooley officiating. Burial will follow at the North Hill Cemetery in Wayland. Open visitation will be held Wednesday, May 21 from 2 – 6 PM at the Beatty Funeral Home in Wayland, and on Thursday, May 22 from 1 – 2PM at the church. A memorial fund has been established for the Parkview Home in Wayland and Hospice of Washington County. Clinton Hertig died Monday, May 19, 2014 at the Parkview Home in Wayland. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Beatty Funeral Home.
Forest Clinton Hertig was born June 15, 1921 in rural Wayland, Iowa the son of Chris and Minnie (Boese) Hertig. On January 1, 1946 he was united in marriage to Wanda Pence in Washington. Clinton was a farmer all of his life and enjoyed partime work at the Roth Hardware store in his retirement. He was a member of the Eicher Mennonite Church and he enjoyed farming and woodworking.
Survivors include his wife Wanda of Wayland, two sisters in law: Jean Hertig of Wayland and Loreta Pence of Washington, one nephew, Gary (Connie) Pence of Washington, two nieces: Vicky Hertig of Seattle, WA, Denise (Kevin) Kluger of Eldridge, IA, two great nieces: Abby Leonard and Mikaela Mikkelsen, and one great nephew, Dane Mikkelsen.
Preceding Clinton in death were his parents, one brother, Donnie Hertig, and two sisters: Betty Hertig and Velma Rixe.
Dear Wanda, Vicki, and Denise, My prayer is that you will find much comfort in the arms of God during this difficult time.May the Lord bless you and keep you and make His faith to shine upon you. In Christ's everlasting love, Cindy
Cindy Gugel Friedt Jun 1 2014 12:00 AM
Hertig Family, I am so sorry to read about the death of your loved one. Something that helped me when my grandfather died was the hope found in the bible. It assures us God is near to those that are broken at heart and those who are crushed in spirit he saves. We read about this at Psalm 34:18. More than anything else, a relationship with God can help you to cope with the death of someone you love. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Sally Jo May 25 2014 12:00 AM
Thoughts and prayers are with you all . . .still remember driving past Clinton's parents' home to go visit Grandmother Earnest on a Sunday afternoon.Will treasure the visits we had during the years when we would meet.God has His arms wrapped around you all, comforting you each moment in the minutes ahead. Hold all the memories in your hearts as they are the real gems of a life time.Peace be with you all. ruth
ruth (Earnest) Heck May 20 2014 12:00 AM
DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by Debby and Bill Feldhahn.Our deepest sympathy for your family's loss of Clinton. From Denise and Kevin's friends, Debby and Bill Feldhahn
Debra Feldhahn May 20 2014 12:00 AM
Our prayers and thoughts are with the Hertig Family during this time of sorrow. Peace Be With The Family! John, Rachael, Craig, Sharon, Carson, John, Graig, Lisa and Christopher
The John L. Stauffer Family May 19 2014 12:00 AM