Moss Funeral Home
 Germantown, IL


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Moss Funeral Home
535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230

630 Railroad Street
Germantown, IL 62245

Robert J. "Bob" Haake


American Legion Services
Friday April 23, 7:00 PM

  Visitation: Friday April 23, 4:00 to 8:00 PM
                    Saturday April 24, 8:00 to 9:45 AM
                   Moss Funeral Home, Germantown 

  Services:  Saturday April 24, 10:00 AM
                   St. Boniface Church, Germantown



Robert J. “Bob” Haake 89 of Germantown died Thursday April 22, 2010 at Countryside Manor in Aviston 

He was born September 23, 1920 in Germantown to Joseph and Margaret (Kannall) Haake: they preceded him in death 

Also preceded in death by a son Russell Haake, brothers, Joseph, Herbert, Leroy “Big”, Dominic, David “Buck Haake, a sister Ruth Haake, brothers-in-law Norbert Kalmer, Vic Kalmer, Robert Becker, sisters-in-law Linda Kalmer, Bernadine Haake 

He married Marie Kalmer October 28, 1947 at St. Daiman Church in Damiansville and she survives in Germantown 

Also Survivng are sons Dr. Robert (Deborah) Haake of Boise, Idaho, and Dr. Ronald (Shirley) Haake of St. Charles, MO 

7 grandchildren Christen (Keith) Kosnic, Dr. Brett (Dr Felice) Haake, Steve Haake, Kate Haake, Derek (Jenn) Haake, Zach Haake, Ryan Haake 

5 great grandchildren 

A sister Blanche Becker of Bartelso 

Brother-in-law Ervin Kalmer of Trenton 

Sisters-in-law Pat Haake, Verena Haake Sharon Haake, Sue Kalmer all of Germantown Rita Kalmer of Damiansville 

Bob retired from Illinois State Highway Maintenance Department, and as a cashier at Fairmont Park. He was a veteran of the United States Marines serving amphibious campaigns in Guadalcanal, Bougainville, and Guam with the 2nd battalion, 9th Marines 3rd Marines Division. He was also an avid reader and enjoyed watching all of his grandchildren’s sports activities. 

Member of St. Boniface Church and men’s sodality in Germantown and American Legion Post 325 and past commander in Germantown.  

Mass of Christian burial will be Saturday April 24, 2010 at 10:00 am at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown with Fr. James Buerster and Deacon Rich Bagby officiating. Interment St. Boniface Cemetery 

Visitation will be Friday April 23 from 4 to 8 PM and Saturday April 24 from 8 to 9:45 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown 

Memorials can be made to Germantown Library, Germantown American Legion or Heartland Hospice and will be received at the funeral home 

Germantown American Legion will hold services Friday at 7:00 PM at the funeral home



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