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Paul Hershfeldt - June 03, 2009


Paul C. Hershfeldt of Holyoke died June 3, 2009. He was born March 3, 1935 to Andrew and Mary (Lell) Hershfeldt in Crook.
Paul was the second born of 12 children. He attended Crook schools and stayed home to help on the family farm until he met and married Margaret “Peggy” Lauer Nov. 20, 1954 in Crook.
A year later they welcomed their first child, Gary, into their lives. Joan, Julie, Janet and Marlene soon followed.
Paul was a member of the Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus. He was most happy when he was surrounded by family, playing cards and doing anything involving tractors and farming and working on John Deere equipment. He enjoyed his nine grandkids and his two great-grandkids.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Jim, Andrew “Punk” and Bill; and son-in-law Derek Dirks.
He is survived by his wife Peggy; son Gary and wife Karen; daughters Joan Price, Janet and husband Garold Roberts, Julie and husband Dan Koberstein and Marlene Dirks; sisters Louise Evans, Barb Hershfeldt, Fran Hershfeldt and Janice; brothers Joe Hershfeldt, Don Hershfeldt, Steve Hershfeldt and Stan Hershfeldt.
Also grandkids Amber, Andrea, Jenifer and Paul Hershfeldt, Brandon Price, Jason and Krystle Koberstein, Jessica and Bryan Hofmeister and Brady and Ashley Dirks; step-grandkids Jason and Kamara Roberts and Kelly and Jim Grimm; great-grandkids Kanin and Kinsley Koberstein; and step-great-grandkids Andy, Tony and Kaylee Roberts and Dylan and Kaitlyn Grimm. He is also survived by many loving relatives and friends.
Rosary was Friday, June 5 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Holyoke. Mass of the Christian Burial was Saturday, June 6 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Holyoke. Services concluded at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Paul Hershfeldt Memorial Fund, 429 W. Furry, Holyoke, CO 80734.
Gerk Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.