Delores (Boser) Haekenkamp, age 75, of Winsted, died Saturday, May 14, 2011.
She was born Oct. 19, 1935, in Morrison County, the daughter of Agnes (Lutzke) and Robert Boser. Delores’ original birth certificate said her name was Yvonne.
Delores grew up on the family farm in Pierz.
She was united in marriage to Kenneth Haekenkamp Sept. 22, 1953, and they began their life together in Winsted.
Working in various jobs during her lifetime, some of Delores’ favorites were working at her floral shop, at Sterner Industries, at Littfin Lumber, and as a postal carrier in some of the neighboring cities.
Delores continued living in Winsted after the death of Kenneth in 2004. Then, due to her declining health, she became a resident in an assisted living community in Plymouth, where she resided at the time of her death.
Delores enjoyed organic gardening, flowers, fishing, canning, reading wholistic books, and the outdoors.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church of Winsted.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Jeanette Fisher-Scruton; Sandra Dammar, Kenneth Haekenkamp, Jr., and Robert Haekenkamp; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and brothers and sisters Robert Boser, Marion Stangl, Leonard Boser, Darnell Froelich, Melvin Boser, and Idella Sanders.
In addition to her husband, Kenneth, Delores was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Agnes Boser.
Funeral services took place Friday, May 20 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, followed by interment at the church cemetery.
Visitation was Thursday, May 19 from 5 to 8 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m.
Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is proud to have served the family.