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BELLEVILLE / BROOKLYN—Irma L. (Legler) Humberg, age 99, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at Heartsong Assisted Living in Belleville. She was born on Jan. 19, 1919, to her parents, Emil and Katherine (Elmer) Legler, in the Town of Montrose.

Irma grew up as the older sister to her four brothers. She farmed with her family and also graduated from Belleville High School. During World War II Irma worked off the farm to contribute to the war effort. On June 10, 1966, she was united in marriage to Raymond Humberg at the Zwingli United Church of Christ-Paoli where she had been baptized and confirmed. Irma and Ray farmed together and they traveled to many draft horse pulls, auctions, and parades together. Irma loved gardening and flowers, scrapbooking, and her dogs. She was an accomplished seamstress, who would always lend a helping hand to her neighbors. After her marriage Irma attended services at the Brooklyn Lutheran Church for many years.

Irma is survived by her daughter, Shelby (Dick) Richardson; son, Allen (Sue) Humberg; grandchildren, Lee, Gina, and Tim; six great-grandchildren; daughters-in-law, Coleen Humberg and Marlene Humberg; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond; sons, Richard and Jim; and brothers, Willis, Calvin, Norman, and Rufus.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at the ZWINGLI UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST-PAOLI, 1338 County Road PB, Belleville, Wis., with burial in the Belleville Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call from 12 noon until time of services on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at the ZWINGLI UNITED CHURCH in Paoli.

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A memorial fund has been established. The family would like to give a special thanks to Irma’s nieces, Connie Urfer and Beth Campbell, and the staff of Heartsong and SSM Hospice. An online memorial with guestbook is available at

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