Hugo Anton Bisges, 85, of Koeltztown, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Westphalia Hills.
He was born August 15, 1931, on the family farm in Koeltztown, Missouri, the son of John and Caceilia (Grafe) Bisges.
Hugo was united in marriage on June 11, 1955, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Meta, Missouri to Rosaline Emma Lueckenotto, who preceded him in death on May 1, 2016.
He attended school through the 6th grade in Koeltztown. Following school he was tasked with taking care of the family farm at a young age. He has lived on the farm his entire life until earlier this spring when he was a resident at Westphalia Hills. He owned and operated a dairy farm for 41 years until 1996, and then changed to a beef cattle operation. Hugo drove a school bus for over 40 years. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, playing cards pinochle, pitch, golf; squirrel hunting, pitching horseshoes, and bowling.
Hugo was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Koeltztown. He was an Honorary Life Member of the Argyle Knights of Columbus and a member of the Monsignor Ralph Kutz PAS Fourth Degree Assembly #2811.
Survivors include six children: Elaine Schulte, Westphalia; Bonnie (Rick) Kampeter, Meta; Marcia Bisges, Atascadero, CA; Ron Bisges, Jefferson City; Cheryl (Paul) Gentges, Loose Creek; Cindy Bisges, Koeltztown; seven grandchildren: Tonya (Kurt) Schaben; Wendy (Dave) Vorhies; Chris (Megan) Schulte; Wes (Kelly) Kampeter; Emily (Trevor) Libbert; Abby Gentges; Isaac Gentges; 11 great-grandchildren, Porter, Karley & Cooper Schaben ; Callie & Oliver Vorhies; Trenton, Evan & Brooklyn Kampeter; Hunter, Laci & Ethan Libbert; and two great-grandchildren due to arrive this summer.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and five siblings: Clarence Bisges, Emil Bisges, Anton Bisges, Angela Bisges Martin and Gertrude Bisges Schroer.
Visitation will be held from 3:30-5:30 pm on Sunday, April 16, 2017, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Koeltztown. A prayer service will be held at 3 pm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, April 17, 2017, at 10 am at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Koeltztown with Fr. James Finder officiating. Interment will be in St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice Compassus, 600 Monroe, Suite 100, Jefferson City, MO 65101; or LaSalette Mission Center, 4650 South Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63111.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home in Westphalia is in charge of the arrangements.
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