David H. Hassfurther, 69, Ferdinand

HassfurtherDavid H. Hassfurther, 69, of Ferdinand, died Tuesday (August 5) at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. He was born October 19, 1944, in Ferdinand to Lawrence and Amelia (Dilger) Hassfurther.

David was owner-operator of Hassfurther Masonry and a member of Dubois County Homebuilders Association. He enjoyed being out on the farm with animals, especially his dog Opie. David also operated Dave’s Mule Train. He was an avid Forest Park Ranger fan.

He is survived by one son, Keith Hassfurther, Ferdinand; four brothers, Linus, Tom, Pat and Sylvester ”Nessy,” all of Ferdinand; one sister, Martha Hulsman, Siberia; and two grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Edgar, Joe, Albert, and Norman, and two sisters, Ruth Gish and Dorothy Oeding.

Services at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday and from 7-8:30 a.m. Saturday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Online condolences may be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com.

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