David L. “Buck” Haake, 79 of
Germantown, died Sunday, April 11, 2010 at Memorial Hospital in
Mr. Haake was born December 23, 1930
IL to Joseph and Margaret (Kannall)
Haake; they preceded him in death.
Also preceded in death by a sister,
Ruth Haake; brothers, Dominic Haake, Leroy “Big” Haake, Joseph
Haake, and Herbert Haake; and sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law,
Bernadine Haake, Robert Becker, Marcel Klasing, Almer “Hank” Muir,
Rick Muir, Lester Parrish, Lucille and Harvey Nobe, Marilyn and
He married Sharon Bachman on July 4,
1969 at St. Peter Cathedral
in Belleville and she
survives in Germantown.
Also surviving is a son Robert Haake
of Germantown; granddaughters, Jaime and Rachelle Haake of
Germantown; a daughter-in-law, Theresa Haake of Germantown; a
sister, Blanche Becker of Bartelso; a brother, Robert (Marie) Haake
of Germantown; and sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Pat Haake of
Belleville, Verena Haake of Germantown, Ethel Klasing of Belleville,
Kathleen Muir of Mt. Olive, Audrey (Lowell) Oliver Clarkston, WA,
Barbara (Walter) Beatty of Belleville, Sandra Parrish of Germantown,
and Richard (Sue) Bachman of O’Fallon.
Buck was a 50 year member and
retired as a laborer from Laborer’s Local 581 in Carlyle and was
also a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown. He
enjoyed fishing, hunting, spending time with his granddaughters, and
was well known for his tomato garden.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial
will be Friday, April 16, 2010 at 11:00 am
at St. Boniface Catholic Church in
Germantown with Fr. James Buerster
and Deacon Rich Bagby officiating. Interment will follow in St.
Boniface Cemetery, Germantown.
Visitation will be Thursday, April
15, 2010 from 4:00-8:00 pm and again on Friday, April 16, 2010 from
9:00-10:45 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown.
Memorials can be made to the
Germantown Fire Department or to Mater Dei High School and will be
received at the funeral home.