Durand - Frances E. Haschke, 90, passed away Saturday, August 27, 2011 at Medina Manor Nursing Home in Durand with family members by her side. Born September 16, 1920 in Doland, South Dakota to Alonzo and Mable (Swearingen) Brockway. Married Arnold W. Haschke on January 16, 1940 in Saint Francis Catholic Church, Necedah, Wisconsin. She was a homemaker most of her life. She loved to read, watch game shows on TV, especially Jeopardy when Ken Jennings was on. She made beautiful afghans for family and friends. She had an excellent memory for names and dates, never forgetting a birthday or anniversary. Member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Durand. Survivors include son, Dick (Bunny) Haschke of Pecatonica; daughter, Jeannie (Warren) LaMont of Pecatonica; 7 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and one foster great grandchild; and 2 great-great grandchildren; also, one sister and 3 brothers; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents; husband, Arnold; 3 sisters and 2 brothers. The family would like to express their appreciation for the loving care and concern shown to Frances and her family during her stay at Medina Manor Nursing Home and to Hospice Care of America in Freeport. Prayer service at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory, 4311 North Mulford, Rockford. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 31, in St. Mary's Catholic Church, 606 W. Main St, Durand, with Monseigneur Eric Barr officiating. Burial in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, West 7th St, Pecatonica. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. Express condolences and share memories online at www.honquestfh.com.
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I am so sorry for your loss. Harry was the best scoutmaster I ever had and he always made me feel special as our paths crossed over the years. He will be missed.
your are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Keep the memeories within you always. Know that your dad is with you always and is watching over you. I think my dad says "HI" to me everytime I see a street light go out and I see alot of them.
With Sympathy is with you and your family