May 30, 1943 – Monday, October 1, 2012
St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly, MN
Friday, October 5, 2012
AT THE CHURCH
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Clifford J. Hertzog, age 69, of Winsted passed away on Monday, October 1, 2012.
He was born on May 30, 1943 in Winsted Township, McLeod County the son of Linus C. & Magdalen A. Lachermeier Hertzog.
On September 30, 1961, Clifford J. Hertzog and Catherine C. “Katie” Demarais were joined in holy marriage at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly. God blessed their marriage with two sons.
He was employed for twenty six years at Littfin Lumber as a salesman. Prior to that he was employed at Tonka Toys in maintenance for thirteen years and during that time Cliff and Katie owned and operated The Little Bake Shop in Winsted for four years.
Cliff was proud of his only grandson Connor! He also enjoyed wintering in Mesa, Arizona and spending summers “up North” in the Longville area.
He was known for his infectious laugh, being jolly and had a knack for buying and selling property.
Survived by his loving sons and daughter-in-law: John Hertzog and Ron (Leanne) Hertzog; a special grandson: Connor Hertzog all of Winsted; a brother: Bert (Sharon) Hertzog of Winsted; a sister: Mary (Tim) Purcell of Winsted; sister-in-law: Terri Wiederholt of Winsted; many nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law: Mary Tomlan of Sun Lakes, Arizona, Peggy (Gene) Vogelgesang of Rosemount, Bernie (Denny) Vadner of Finland, Minnesota and Bev Demarais of Buffalo; brothers-in-law: Rich Ditty of Walker, Bill & Pat Demarais of Waverly, Joe Tinsley of Ontario, California and Orville Hendrickson of St. Louis Park; many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his wife: Catherine C. “Katie” Hertzog, his parents: Linus & Magdalen Hertzog, a brother: Reggie, brothers-in-law: Chuck Tomlan, Don Demarais and Jerry Demarais, sisters-in-law: Shirley Hendrickson, Donna Ditty, Anna Tinsley and Myra Demarais Munstenteiger.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Clifford Hertzog will be held on Friday, October 5th at 10:00 A.M. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly. Father Kenneth O’Hotto will be the Celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Waverly.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, October 4th from 4-8 P.M. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly. Further visitation will be held on Friday morning, October 5th at the church one hour prior to Mass at the church.
Casket Bearers will be Craig Campbell, Scott Bayerl, Ron Jorgensen, Daryl Derby, Dean Hertzog and Bill Rathkamp.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com