Robert E.H. Haecker | 1924 - 2013 | Obituary

Robert E.H. Haecker
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Robert E.H. Haecker

Born: December 04, 1924
Died: October 24, 2013

U.S. VeteranRobert E.H. Haecker of Jackson died on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at Ivy Manor at the age of 88 years. He was born on December 4, 1924 in Milwaukee to the late Christian and Leona (nee Sommers) Haecker. On September 4, 1949, he was united in marriage to Dorothy L. Basak in Milwaukee. Dorothy predeceased in November, 2001.

Robert was a commercial and residential painter and wall paper hanger by trade. He was a member and trainer at K9 Dog Club in Menomonee Falls. He will be remembered for his green thumb which led him to his passion for gardening in his retirement.

Survivors include his children William of Jackson, Barbara (Randy) of Carefree, AZ, Diana Spingola of Oak Creek and Carol (Jerry) Teska of Caldonia; 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 brother Gerald Haecker; other relatives and friends.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by 1 son Robert who lost his battle with cancer on September 19, 2001, a daughter-in-law Charlotte who lost her battle to cancer on April 25, 2010 and 2 brothers.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 2 at 12 noon at the Schmidt Funeral Home in Jackson with Rev. Chuck Turbin officiating. Burial will follow in Valhalla Memorial Park, Milwaukee. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday from 10 until 11:45 a.m. Memorials to the Jackson Food Pantry are appreciated.

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