Adolf A. “Fudd” Hebenstreit Jr., 91 of Staunton, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Community Memorial Hospital in Staunton. He was born on May 24, 1928, in Staunton, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Adolf & Alma (Stein) Hebenstreit Sr.
He married Shirley A. Slifka on June 11, 1955, in Livingston. He worked as a machine designer/draftsman at Cerro Copper Products in St. Louis, MO for most of his career. He retired in 1994. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. “Fudd” was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church of Staunton, Staunton Knights of Columbus #2197, Staunton VFW Post # 1241, past member of Concordia Hall of Staunton and Staunton Country Club. He was a graduate of Rankin Technical School.
“Fudd” is survived by his wife, Shirley A. Hebenstreit of Staunton; daughter, Kelda (David) DeBarr of Litchfield; son, David (Debbie) Hebenstreit of St. Louis, MO; four grandchildren, Derek (Megan) DeBarr, Anne (Preston) Hisle, Tyler Hebenstreit, and Trevor Hebenstreit; and two great grandchildren, Ethan Hisle and Liam Hisle.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth Kepler and Noreen Hebenstreit.
Visitation will be held from 9 AM to 11:30 AM on Monday, June 3, 2019, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Staunton. Funeral mass will begin at 11:30 AM at St. Michael’s Catholic Church with Father George Radosevich officiating. Burial will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery in Staunton. Memorials are suggested to St. Michael’s Catholic Church of Staunton. Williamson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.