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Germantown, IL 62245

Bernard H. "Smiley" Haake, Jr.


  Visitation:  Sunday, November 19, 2006    4:00-9:00 PM
                    Monday, November 20, 2006   8:00-10:45 AM
                    Moss Funeral Home, Germantown

 Monday, November 20, 2006    11:00 AM
                    St. Boniface Catholic Church, Germantown



Bernard H. “Smiley” Haake, Jr., 78, of Germantown, died Friday, November 17, 2006 at his residence. 

Mr. Haake was born February 12, 1928 in Germantown to Bernard and Elizabeth (Gross) Haake, Sr.; they preceded him in death. 

Also preceded in death by a sister in infancy, Cecilia Haake, a sister-in-law, Agatha Haake, and brothers-in-law, Wilson Wuebbels and Edward Gramann. 

He married Mary Frances Gramann on May 22, 1954 at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Bartelso; she survives in Germantown. 

Also surviving are his children, Linda (Bernie) Barth of Germantown, Janice (Robert) Pilkington of Belleville, Bill (Beverly) Haake of Maryville, and Lisa (Gregory) Shea of Saline, Michigan. 

4 Grandchildren, Brian and Sarah Barth, and Matthew and Michael Haake. 

A Brother, Harman P. Haake of Seguin, Texas and sisters, Selma Wuebbels of Carlyle, Marilyn (Ralph) Holtmann of Germantown, and Lorraine (Lavern) Hemann of Germantown. 

A sister-in-law, Lucille Gramann of Breese. 

Smiley retired from Scott Air Force Base as a Photo lithographer after 33 years, and then drove a bus for Community Link in Breese and retired after 17 years.  He also played in the Boomkessel Band. 

He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church and Choir, Germantown American Legion Post 325, Charter member of the Kernel Nut Club, Breese Knights of Columbus Council 2869, past member of the Germantown School Board and Germantown Community Development. 

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, November 20, 2006 at 11:00 AM at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown with Fr. Stephen Humphrey officiating.  Interment will follow in St. Boniface Cemetery. 

Visitation will be Sunday, November 19, 2006 from 4:00-9:00 PM and again on Monday, November 20, 2006 from 8:00-10:45 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown. 

Memorials can be made to VNA-TIP Hospice or to St. Boniface Church and will be received at the funeral home. 

The Germantown American Legion will hold services at 7:00 PM and the Breese Knights of Columbus will pray the rosary at 7:30 PM Sunday evening at the funeral home.



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