Eleanore E. Haekenkamp

Eleanore E. Haekenkamp, age 96 of Winsted, died Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999, at the Glencoe Area Health Center Long-Term Care.

She was born in Winsted Township, McLeod County June 28, 1903, the daughter of Joseph A. and Ellen (Bugnon) LaMott.

On Nov. 25, 1924, Eleanore was joined in holy marriage to Hubert L. Haekenkamp at St. Adalbert Catholic Church, Silver Lake. God blessed their marriage with six children: Edwin, Agnes, Eleanor, Mary Ann, Hubert and Marlys.

Eleanore and Hubert farmed for many years in Winsted Township. Hubert preceded his wife in death on Jan. 20, 1975.

A faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, Eleanore was a member of the St. Anne's Society, Holy Family Council #204, the C.C.W. and a 50-year member of the Catholic Aid Association.

She is survived by her children: Agnes (Emil) Kautz of Silver Lake, Eleanor (Harold) Kegler of Brooklyn Park, Mary Ann (Robert) Mallak of Silver Lake, Hubert (Judy) Haekenkamp of Winsted and Marlys (Loren) Monson of South Haven; a daughter-in-law, Maxine Haeken-kamp of Winsted; 29 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband, Eleanore was preceded in death by a son, Edwin Haekenkamp, in 1995; her parents; and by two brothers and four sisters.

A Mass of Christian Burial was Wednesday, Sept. 22, 10:30 a.m., at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted.

Friends called at the Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, on Tuesday, Sept. 21 from 4 to 8 p.m. A combined St. Anne Society and Holy Family Council rosary was recited at 4:30 p.m., followed by a parish prayer service at 7:30 p.m.

Lavon Kielkucki was the organist for the Mass. Joanne Kautz was the reader and Theresa Dahlheimer was the commentator.

The casket bearers were Ron Haekenkamp, Dale Kautz, Colleen Kegler, Tom Mallak, Paul Haekenkamp and Scott Monson.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted served the family.

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