Clara Joanne Herfel

Clara Joanne Herfel

Clara Joanne Herfel

Clara Joanne Herfel, age 80, of New Lisbon, formerly of Friendship, Wisconsin passed away peacefully Monday, April 29, 2019, at Crest View Nursing Home in New Lisbon.

Funeral services will be 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship. Interment will be at the Quincy Cemetery. Visitation will be 3:00 p.m. until the time of service on Saturday at Roseberry’s Funeral Home.

Clara was born March 14, 1939, in Richland Center, Wisconsin to John and Doris (Banker) King. She married Bill Herfel on November 29, 1958, in Richland Center. Clara enjoyed baking, camping in New Lisbon and especially loved spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John & Doris King and husband, Bill Herfel.

Son: William John (Sue) Herfel
Daughter: Janet (William “BJ”) Wendtland
Son: Kenneth (Susan) Herfel
Daughter: Kristine (James) McIntosh
Granddaughter: Suzanne (Dale) Alten
Grandson: Dirk Jensen
Grandson: Dustin Herfel
Granddaughter: Cassandra Herfel
Grandson: Jon (Sasha Jones) Herfel
Great-Granddaughter: Kelsey Herfel
Great-Granddaughter: Destiny Herfel
Great-Grandson: Nicklaus Herfel
Great-Granddaughter: Addiebea Herfel
Great-Granddaughter: Amelia Herfel
Great-Grandson: Alex Igyarto
Great-Grandson: Nathaniel Igyarto
Sister: Rita (Jerry) Rufenacht
Brother: Scott (Sandy) King
Sister: Susan (Randy) Powell
Brother-in-law: George (Jone Lain) Herfel
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  1. Karen Murphy (Rank) says:

    So sorry for your loss. Both of your parents were such wonderful people. My thoughts and prayers to all of you

  2. Camile Herfel says:

    With a heavy heart I send my condolences to Your Family! My thoughts and prayers are with you!
    I hope you find comfort in knowing that Joanne and Bill are together once again in the House of the Lord! And like Kenny said- They’re Dancing❤️

  3. Kenneth Herfel says:

    Rip mom I know you’re dancing with Dad with a smile on your face love Ken Sue Nate an honey bear

  4. George Davis says:

    My wife Kathy and I always enjoyed talking to and socializing with Clara during my wife’s short stay at Crest View last year.
    R.I.P. Clara

  5. Dawn Reichhoff says:

    To the Herfel family,
    I always enjoyed talking with Clara, she always spoke so highly of all of you. She once told me that she was so lucky to have all of you in her life. Hold your memories close in the days ahead.

  6. Christine A Lang says:

    I am sorry for your loss. She was a sweet loving lady.

  7. Kathryn NEWSOM says:

    I am sorry for your loss, thinking of you all at this time