Irvin Henry Althage of Cuba, Missouri was born to the union of Reinhard and Alvina (Helmig) Althage on October 21, 1923 in Port Hudson, Missouri and left from this life on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at his home at the age of 89. Irvin was united in marriage to Ruth Marie Hoemann on June 9, 1951 in New Haven, Missouri and to this union five children were born Ronald, Donald, Barbara, Sharon and Kay. Irvin over the years worked for Orschelin Farm & Home Supply, Ed's Finer Foods and Washington Tractor Company all in Washington, Missouri. He was a longtime member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Cuba. He enjoyed reading, hunting, fishing, gardening, wood working, baking, barbecueing, traveling and making stained glass windows. Irvin is preceded in death by his parents; wife Ruth Marie (Hoemann) Althage; one brother Allen Althage; one sister Ruth Behringer; one sister-in-law Fae Althage; two brothers-in-law Francis and Roy Hoemann. Those who left to treasure his memory and to continue his legacy are his five children Ronald and wife Belinda Althage of St. James, Missouri, Donald Althage of Phoenix, Arizona, Barbara and husband James Kaufhold of Cuba, Missouri, Sharon and husband Scott Heiner of San Antonio, Texas, Kay and husband William Olson of San Antonio, Texas; one sister Cora and husband Emil Menke of Union, Missouri; eleven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great nephews and many friends. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church 730 Fleenor Road, Cuba, Missouri. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church with Pastor Joseph Pederson, officiating. Interment will follow at Kinder Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri. If desired, memorials would be appreciated to St. Paul's Lutheran Church. The Mizell Funeral Home is Honored to be serving the Althage family.
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 9:00am - 11:00am, St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 11:00am, St. Paul's Lutheran Church