Herbert J. Hieb, an 86 year old resident of Sunnyview Nursing Home in Trenton, passed away at 8:45 pm on Tuesday, February 7, 2012.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Trenton, MO. The body is to be cremated following the services with burial of the cremains at a future date in the Resthaven Memorial Gardens of Trenton. A visitation is scheduled from 10:00 until service time Saturday at the church. Open visitation will begin Friday morning at Resthaven Mortuary. Memorial donations may be made to either the First Baptist Church or to Wright Memorial Hospice.
Herbert J. Hieb was born July 18, 1925 in Harrold, SD to Adolph and Eva Kaul Hieb. In 1943 he graduated from South Dakota State College. On August 29, 1948 he was united in marriage to Aleta Quaschnik in Harrold, SD. Most of their lives were spent in South Dakota where Herb ranched on the farm in Harrold, SD for 54 years. In 1997 they moved to Trenton, MO. Herbert was a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church where he served as treasurer. He was also a member of the Farmers Union and the South Dakota Cattle Association. Whenever he could get away he would enjoy his favorite past time of fishing.
Mr. Hieb is survived by his wife, Aleta Hieb of Trenton, MO; 4 daughters, Rhonda Colvin and her husband, Rich of Laquinta, CA, Marleen Johnson and her husband, Ray of Trenton, MO, Glenda Simpson and her husband, Fred of Trenton, MO, and Cheryl Bentley and her husband, Steve of Castle Rock, CO; a sister Ruth Winter of Huron, SD; 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Those preceding him in death include his parents and 13 siblings; Helena Jessen, Paulina Jessen, Bertha Schmitgen, Otto Hieb, Ida Erp, Samuel Hieb, Emma Behrmann, Leo Hieb, Herman Hieb, Ruben Hieb, Alma Mascher, Alvin Hieb and Rheinhold Hieb.