Chesterton Tribune

Genevieve J. Haag dies at 94

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Genevieve J. Haag, age 94, of Chesterton, formerly of Greendale, Wis. and Naples, Fla., passed away Sunday, November 23, 2008 in Valparaiso.

 She was born on May 29, 1914 in Two Rivers, Wis. the daughter of Frank and Agnes (Koczorowski) Monka. 

She was married in 1940 to Howard Haag, who preceded her in death in 1987. 

Genevieve is survived by her children, George (Janet) Haag of Clinton, Wis., Diane (Darwin) Geisler of Naples, Fla., Barbara (Bill) Pollard of Jackson, Wis., Anne (Joel) Charpentier of Chesterton, Elizabeth (John) Leary of Newberryport, Mass., and Margaret (Michael) Brenner of Waterloo, Ill.; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband Howard, she was preceded in death by her parents and two grandchildren, David Haag and Elizabeth Charpentier. 

Genevieve was an area resident since January 2007, coming from Naples, Fla.  She was a homemaker and avid gardener. 

Cremation will take place at Heritage Crematory, Portage.  A memorial service will be planned at a later date in Greendale, Wis. 

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.  Arrangements by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.


Posted 11/24/2008