Jimmy worked as an armored car driver for Brinks Armored Transportation, and later owned and operated his own asphalt company. A lover of baseball, especially the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs, he was a recommending baseball Scout for the Kansas City Royals and the Cincinnati Reds. Jimmy was of the Lutheran faith.
He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Hassebrock; his grandparents; one brother-in-law, Gary Bradley; and his dear dog, Toby.
Surviving are his mother, Audrey V., nee Volkman, Hassebrock of Mascoutah, IL;
one step-daughter, Melissa (Steve) Harrell of Murray, KY;
two brothers, Michael (Donna) Hassebrock of Alpharetta, GA,
and Scott Hassebrock of Belleville, IL;
two sisters, Kathy Bradley of Belleville, IL,
and Diane Hassebrock of Swansea, IL;
special nieces and nephews, including Lauren Bradley,
and Nicholas Hassebrock, all of Chicago, IL;
his dear friend, Michelle Hassebrock of Murray, KY;
aunts and uncles;
Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society, to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, or to St. Martin of Tours Lutheran Church, Mascoutah, IL. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, September 1, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, September 2, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Margo Peterson officiating. Burial will be at 12 noon Friday at White Church Cemetery, Okawville, IL.
My deepest condolences for Jimmy’s family & friends. He will be greatly missed. His love of baseball will continue on. Prayers have been sent from this end. Peace be with you all.
Deborah Beaston, Smithton, IL, 62285
One day we’ll be able to play catch and maybe mix in some left field ball and have a drink . Rest in peace .
Michael Klapetzky, Littleton , CO,
You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Sending our deepest sympathy to the entire family.
Ray and Marybeth McAteer, St. Charles, Missouri, 63301
We are so very sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. May he forever rest in peace with the Heavenly Father and may He guard, guide and protect Jim’s family and friends
Darwin & Linda Evelsizer, Maryville, Illinois, 62062
I am so very sorry for the family loss of a very nice man.
May God get you through this difficult time.
Cheryl Griffin, Ofallon, IL, 62269
With deepest sympathy for Jim’s family and close friends. I’ll remember Jim for his love of baseball and the smile that he used to always have. May he be free of the pain he suffered and rest in peace. You’ll be missed.
Pat Logsdon, Maryville, Illinois, 62062