Calvin Douglas Haack

Calvin Douglas Haack

MIDDLETON-Calvin Douglas Haack, age 62, passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014 at his home.

He was born on July 8, 1952, in Madison, the son of Edwin and June (Bilse) Haack. Calvin was united in marriage to Donna Gitter on April 25, 1987 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Middleton. He retired after 32 years of service with the city of Middleton Parks Department. Calvin was a handyman who could fix anything and was a great teacher. He hunted deer and geese and was an avid fan of the Badgers and Packers. He loved baseball, especially the Brewers and Cardinals, and enjoyed coaching his sons. He will be remembered most for having good advice and always supporting his family and many friends.

Calvin is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Donna; his children, Ryan (Julie), Bill and Joey, three grandchildren, Samuel, Anna and Claire; his siblings, Stan (Pat) Haack, JoAnn (Jim) Willey, Fred (Alice) Haack, Karen (Dave) Hellenbrand, Roger (Marlene) Haack, LuAnn (Tom) White and Dale (Cathy) Haack; sister-in-law, Mary (Orland) Blanchard; brothers-in-law, Richard (Colleen) Gitter, Dan (Cindy) Gitter, Larry Gitter; his step-mother, Mary Haack and her children, Keith and Greg Anderson and Toni Valentine and many loving nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Yvonne (Bill) Friedli; brother Edwin (Jane) Haack; and parents-in-law, Victor and Bernice Gitter.

Funeral services will be held at ST. LUKE’S LUTHERAN CHURCH, 7337 Hubbard Ave, Middleton at 11 AM on Friday, November 21, 2014, with the Reverend Roger Eigenfeld presiding. Burial will be in German Valley Cemetery. Visitation will be held at GUNDERSON WEST FUNERAL & CREMATION CARE, 7435 University Ave., Middleton from 3 PM until 7 PM on Thursday, November 20, 2014 and also on Friday from 9:30 AM until the time of the service at the church.

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“We love you and miss you every day. You will always be in our hearts. We are so glad you were a part of our lives.”

Gunderson West
Funeral & Cremation Care
7435 University Avenue