Hattie was born Feb. 14, 1923, in El Dorado Springs, Mo., the daughter of Albert August and Bonnie Alice (Stingley) Freude. She graduated from Erie High School in 1941. She married Robert D. Wolever in 1940 in Missouri, and later divorced. She worked at Penberthy for 21 years, retiring in December 1988. Hattie also worked at Paul Carlson Insurance Agency, John Deere Defense, Microgear, and Climco, and was a teacher of all grades in a country school. She was a member of Prophetstown United Methodist Church, American Legion Auxiliary and AARP. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her two daughters, Patricia Crump of Prophetstown and Barbara Israel of Chino Hills, Calif.; one son, Brett Wolever of Tucson, Ariz.; one sister, Bea Wolever of Erie; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Robert; two sisters, Alberta and Bonnie; and two brothers, Albert and Jack.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday and the funeral at 11 a.m. Saturday at Prophetstown United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Cheri Stewart officiating. Burial will be at Erie Cemetery. McDonald Funeral Home in Prophetstown is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.
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