Asleep in Jesus Rev. Lloyd Hackbarth passed away on September 11, 2020 at the age of 84. He was born on March 21, 1936 in Wausau, Wisconsin to Anton and Clara Hackbarth nee Engebrecht. He was baptized on April 5, 1936 at Zion Lutheran Church in Wausau, Wisconsin and later confirmed on April 2, 1950 at St. John Lutheran Church in Merrill, Wisconsin.
Rev. Hackbarth married Iris St. Martin on August 21, 1960 in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. He is survived by his wife and their three children, Cynthia (Douglas) Fish, Jill (Alan) Kirk, and Joel Hackbarth; seven grandchildren, Rebecca Fish, Elizabeth (Daryl) Betts, Andrew Fish, Jonathan (Lindsey) Fish, Rachel (Christopher) Davis, Ashley (Brett) Zimmerman, Mikayla Kirk; and eleven great-grandchildren.
Rev. Hackbarth was a graduate of Concordia University in St. Paul, Minnesota and Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. He was a Circuit Counselor, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod; Board of Directors for Bethesda Lutheran Communities, Inc., in Watertown, Wisconsin, Campus Pastor in Springfield, South Dakota, and Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri. He was involved in many community activities including the Wentzville Rotary Club.
He is preceded in death by his parents; one sister and three brothers.
Memorials may be made payable to: Holy Cross Lutheran Church and School in O'Fallon, MO, Concordia University, St. Paul, MN, KFUO Station Seminary, St. Louis Lutheran Hour in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P. O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO 63385
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