Funeral services for Carol Elaine (Schupp) Hafner, 78, of Glencoe, were held Friday, Sept. 7, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, the Rev. Ronald Mathison officiating.
Mrs. Hafner died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, at Glencoe Regional Health Services long-term care facility.
The organist was Dawn Wolter and soloist Kay Wilson sang “In the Garden.” The violinist was Jack Noennig. Congregational hymns were “Lift High the Cross” and “I Know That My Redeemer Lives.”
Pallbearers were Michael Dittmar, Ronald Trick, Bob Miley, Stuart Bonniwell, Terry Jopp and Richard Stoeckmann. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Carol Elaine Schupp was born Jan. 19, 1934, in Hamburg, to Herbert and Cordelia (Stoeckmann) Schupp. She was baptized as an infant on Jan. 28, 1934, by the Rev. H.J. Bouman at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hamburg, and confirmed in her faith as a youth on March 30, 1947, by the Rev. A. Streufert at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe.
She received her education in Glencoe and was a graduate of the Glencoe High School class of 1951.
On June 18, 1955, Carol Schupp was united in marriage to Ben Hafner by the Rev. Theissen at St. Peter & Paul’s Catholic Church in Glencoe. The Hafners made their home in Glencoe. Their marriage was blessed with one daughter, Susan. The Hafners were blessed to share 57 years of marriage.
Mrs. Hafner was a loving wife, mother and homemaker. She was a faithful member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, where she was a member of the LWML and served on the Altar Guild.
Mrs. Hafner enjoyed cooking, shopping, playing bridge and having coffee with friends and family. She cherished the time spent with her friends and family, especially her granddaughters.
Survivors include her husband, Ben Hafner of Glencoe; daughter, Susan (Erik) Meints of St. Paul; granddaughters, Claire Meints and Courtney Meints, both of St. Paul; brother, Dennis Schupp of Pequot Lakes; sister-in-law, Marge Maxwell of Parkston, S.D.; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Herbert and Cordelia Schupp.
Arrangements were by the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel of Glencoe. Online obituaries and guest book are available at www.hantge.com . Click on obituaries/guest book.