Alfred ‘Buddy’ A. Haberkorn
Dec. 30, 1940 – Sept. 23, 2010
‘Buddy’ A. Haberkorn, 69, of Watertown, formerly of Jefferson, passed
away Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, at Bethesda Lutheran Communities in
He was born in Watertown on Dec. 30, 1940, son of the late Bernard
"Ben" and Wilhelmina (Meitner) Haberkorn.
Buddy was a member of the St. Coletta Family from June of 1966 until his
move to the Bethesda Communities in February of 2009. He was an active
member of the St. Coletta Community for more than 43 years, working in
their work programs.
He will be deeply missed by his sisters, Dorothy Reinke of Waukesha and
Rita (Robert) Lemminger of Menomonee Falls; sister-inlaw, Leola Haberkorn
of Watertown; brother-in-law, Roy Haberman of Waterloo; 14 nieces and
nephews, Karen Jovanovich, Joanne (Norman) Chaput, Jay (Elizabeth)
Haberkorn, David (Susan) Peschel, Barbara (Rick) Lischka, Lynnette (Roy)
Pooler, Roger (Maribel) Haberkorn, Judy (James) Tyrer, Gene Haberkorn,
Claudia (Victor) Imrie, Clifford (Susan) Haberman, Ronald (Sandra) Lenz,
Steven (Catherine) Lemminger and Dale (Renee) Lemminger; 27 great-nieces
and great-nephews; and 16 great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Joseph, Clarence,
Edward and Francis; four sisters, Margaret Peschel, Lorraine Haberman,
Mary Lenz and Dolores (Sr. Lorita S.S.N.D) Haberkorn; three
brothers-in-law, George Peschel, Floyd Lenz and Robert Reinke; two
sisters in-law, Janice Haberkorn and Blanche Haberkorn; nephew, Gus
Jovanovich; and a niece, Kim Haberkorn.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. funeral service
Thursday, Sept. 30, at the Chapel on the Bethesda Campus, 600 Hoffmann
Drive, Watertown, WI 53094. With the Rev. Michael Schempf officiating,
burial will follow in St. Henry’s Cemetery in Watertown.
Memorials are preferred to be given in Buddy’s name to St. Coletta of
Wisconsin or to Bethesda Lutheran Communities.
Condolences and memorials can also be made online at www.schneidermichaelisfuneralhome.com.
For more information, call 920-674-3960.