Rodney E. Haertling, 62, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020, at his home in New Wells.
He was born September 22, 1957, in Perryville, to Ruben and Carol Lorenz Haertling. He was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells. Rodney continued to be an active member of the congregation, serving many years as an usher.
Rodney was a 1976 graduate of Jackson High School. He and his father owned and operated the Haertling farm north of New Wells. In his spare time, he enjoyed deer hunting, attending auctions, church socials, and going to the Altenburg Senior Center.
Loving survivors include his father, Ruben Haertling of New Wells; a sister, Carla (Kevin) Kasten and their son, Nicholas, of Lorena, Texas; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Carol Haertling.
Due to health concerns, there will be a drive-through visitation from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. Drivers are asked to write their family name in bold print on a sizeable piece of paper and tape it on the the rear driver’s side window. The family name and kind faces will be video taped and act as a guest registery. Please approach the building in the west- bound lane of West Independence and turn into the east entrance of the funeral home. Drivers should go all the way around the back of the building to approach the family, who will be standing beneath the west portico. In hopes of eliminating traffic hazards, guests are advised to exit the parking lot by making a right turn into the westbound lane of the highway.
The funeral ceremony and interment will be private.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells, the Altenburg Senior Center, or a charity of choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by clicking on the TRIBUTE WALL tab of Rodney’s personal obituary page at www.mccombsfuneralhome.com.
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Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church (New Wells, Mo.)
304 Co Rd 516, New Wells MO 63732
East Perry County Senior Center - Altenburg
200 Church Street, Altenburg MO 63732
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