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“Bette and Family, Our sympathy to you in the loss of you beloved Bike. Yours was the first family we met when we came to Hilbert in 1966, and you...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Dan and Peg Strauss - Friends

“Betty and family. Brother Dan called this morning to inform me of Bike's passing. I read the tributes and none so heart warming as those of your...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Al Strauss - Oshkosh, WI

“To the Greatest Husband, Father, Grandpa, and Great Grandpa. LYRICS - One Day At A Time I'm only human, I'm just a man Help me believe in what...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Family of Clarence Hemauer

“Do not stand by my grave and weep, I am not there; I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow, I am the...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Chris Hemauer - Bay Area, CA

“Dear Hemauer Family: So sorry to hear of your loss of your loved one. Let your momories live on. God Bless each and everyone of you. Mike and...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Mike and Doris Bennin - Chilton, WI

“Dear Betty and Family, Just heard of Bike's passing and can't tell you how sorry I am..He was a super guy and always looked forward to seeing...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: mary criter

“My sympathies to the family on the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. Bike was always a fun person to be around. Cherish all of those...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Gloria Comerford - Sherwood, WI

“I'm sorry I missed the wake. It would have been great to see everybody. Some of the best times of my younger years were with your family. My sympathy...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Mike Boll

9 of 17 | Posted by: CHERYL (EICKERT) BAUCH - NC

“On Nov 10 the Hemauer family lost their leader and our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Now he can watch all his teams and watch over all of...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: The Fedyski's - Phoenix, AZ

“I didn't see uncle bike much into my teens and then moved away from Wisconsin shortly after, that almost 40 years ago. But the first thing that...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Bonnie Hemauer - Santa Monica, CA

“Bike and Bette - what can we say - we had so much fun in the 60''s with the Hemauer's, especially Les and Steve. Bike never gave away our "social...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Pauline Mauthe and Paula Mauthe Skitch - WI

“When I think about the name Hemauer, the first word that comes to mind is family. You can't have a truly solid family without a strong presence, and...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: The Vigna's - Gilbert, AZ

“Dear Dad, My mind drifts minute by minute to the many great times and smiles we’ve shared together…from Little League to seats at Lambeau to...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Brian Hemauer - Chandler, AZ

“Dear Bette and family: So sorry to hear of Bike's passing. He was a great businessman and friend to many in Hilbert. Cherish the wonderful...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Gene and Janet Totzke

“Memories, laughter, singing and love. Now, he’s risen to heaven above. So many memories come to my mind when I think of you, Dad, as a Father, ...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Janet Hemauer-Morgan - Phoenix, AZ

“Thank you dad for being the BEST DAD and GRANDPA anyone could ever have hoped for or dreamed of. My family and I are so blessed and grateful to have...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Proud Daughter Pamela - Chandler, AZ


Clarence John "Bike" Hemauer, age 86, of Hilbert, passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife by his side on November 10, 2012. He was born August 27, 1926 to John & Rose (Nadler) Hemauer. He graduated from Stockbridge High School and served as a paratrooper in Japan for the United States Army during WWII. He married Barbara "Bette" Schabach on August 23, 1950; the couple was blessed with 62 years of marriage. Bike was the proud owner and operator of Hilbert Cabinet & Supply until his retirement. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Hilbert, and the Hilbert American Legion. Clarence enjoyed sports of all varieties. He was a Packer fan, and an avid Brewer fan. Yearly, he would make the trip to Arizona to catch their Spring Training. Fortunately for Bike, baseball was a local sport as well with the old Appleton Foxes and now the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. Although the professional teams were enjoyable, Bike never passed an opportunity to watch or volunteer his time for the teams that his children had played during their youth. His love of community was evident through his interest and dedication to the Hilbert Village Government. He was a hard worker, but knew that his greatest asset and joy was his family. Clarence made sure to take time out of his busy schedule to sit down with those he loved for a meal and to play with his children. He was the ideal 'best friend' who enjoyed every bit of life with no regrets. His witty sense of humor, his one liners, and his smile entertained all those around him. He will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife: Barbara; ... READ MORE →