Jeanette Haake

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Jeanette R. Haake, nee Wellen, 91, of Belleville, IL, born October 22, 1927, in Aviston, IL, died Thursday, October 25, 2018, at her residence.

Mrs. Haake was a member of St. James Catholic Church, Millstadt, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry J. and Josephine C., nee Markus, Wellen; two brothers, Edmond and Bernard Wellen; and three sisters, Ruth J. Wellen, Regina B. Wellen, and Edna C. Wellen.

Surviving are her husband of 64 years, Norbert E. Haake, whom she married on February 6, 1954;
four children, Mary Jo (Richard) Sotiropoulos of Belleville, IL, Mark M. Haake of Winston-Salem, NC, Alan J. (Julie) Haake of Swansea, IL, and Matthew P. Haake of San Diego, CA;
and four grandchildren, Andy, Steve and Matt Sotiropoulos, and Sam Haake.

The family extends a special thanks for the excellent care given to Jeanette by the staff at Bradford Place and to Heartland Hospice.

Memorials may be made to St. James Catholic Grade School or to Heartland Hospice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at St. James Catholic Church, Millstadt, IL.

 Funeral:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at St. James Catholic Church, Millstadt IL, with Msgr. Marvin Volk officiating.

Burial will be at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.


4 Comments on Jeanette Haake

Patty Slocomb said : Guest Report Oct 31, 2018 at 2:22 PM

All - Deepest sympathy to your entire family. May caring thoughts comfort you all at this time of sorrow. Many prayers being sent your way. Love, John, Patty, and Steffan

  • Freeburg, IL
  • IL
Larry Haas & Family said : Guest Report Oct 30, 2018 at 2:01 AM

Our family’s thoughts and prayers are with your family on your loss.

  • Bellleville
  • IL
ruth billhartz said : Guest Report Oct 29, 2018 at 9:08 PM

Al @ Julie sending our sincerest condolences to you in the loss of your Mother. Louie @ Ruth Billhartz

  • Belleville
  • IL
Mike and Margie (Velas) O'Connell said : Guest Report Oct 28, 2018 at 6:39 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We are so sorry for your loss.

  • Slinger
  • WI

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