Florine Adeline Haschemeyer, 93, of Golden, IL., passed away at 5:15 a.m. on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Timber Point Health Care Center in Camp Point, IL.
Born on May 13, 1927 in La Prairie, IL. the daughter of Emil H. and Helen (Flesner) Gronewold. She married Lester Haschemeyer on April 30, 1949 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Golden, IL. He preceded her in death on December 16, 2002.
She is survived by her two sons; Larry Haschemeyer of Golden, IL., and Robert Haschemeyer and his wife Anita of Golden, IL.; granddaughter, Angela M. Haschemeyer and Shawn Kindhart of Camp Point; three great grandchildren, Mason Collins, Isaac Kindhart and Addison Kindhart; three sisters-in-law, Donna Haschemeyer, Minnie Haschemeyer, and Alberta Haschemeyer; numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brothers-in-law, Wilbur Haschemeyer, Irvin Haschemeyer, Lawrence Juilfs, Elvin Haschemeyer, and Virgil Haschemeyer; sisters-in-law, Carlene Juilfs and Wanda Haschemeyer.
Florine attended La Prairie Schools and graduated Augusta High School with the class of 1945. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Golden. She and her husband, Lester owned and operated Lester's Food Store in Golden from 1957 until the store closed in 1989. Florine went on to work various jobs including, housekeeping at the Golden Good Shepard Home for 17 ½ years, painting for 7 years at all the schools in Camp Point Community School District #3, and cleaning for East Adams Clinic for 16 years. Florine enjoyed gardening, sewing, and spending time with family and friends.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 5, 2021 at Golden Memorial Gardens in Golden, with Rev. Ronald Graham officiating. A Memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, February 4, 2021 in the Hunter Funeral Home in Golden from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Masks and social distancing will be required. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church, Golden Historical Society, Timber point Health Care Center or to Blessing Foundation for Hospice.