Robert R. Haack | Obituaries

Robert Ralph Haack passed away in his dwelling with loving relatives users beside him on Saturday, March 27, 2021.

Bob was born at 213 East 9th Avenue, Grand Island, Neb., Aug. 5, 1928, to Frank John Haack and Doris Marie Suehlsen Haack.

He was preceded in death by his father, who died when he was an toddler his mom, Doris Suehlsen Haack Schaumann Rippen his infant brother, Frank John Haack, Junior and brother, Frank Donald Haack.

He attended educational institutions in Grand Island and rural Corridor County through eighth grade, and then Grand Island Senior Superior University, graduating in 1946.

After superior college graduation, he enlisted in the Maritime Corps, serving his region in Guam. Immediately after his discharge from the Marines, he attended Doane Higher education, Crete, Neb., graduating cume laude in a few a long time with majors in mathematics and economics.

He was married to Annetta Could Morton on June 10, 1951 at Riverside Baptist Church, Tekamah, Neb. On June 18, 1951 he commenced work for Northwestern Bell Telephone Corporation in Omaha, Neb., as an accounting assistant. Assignments were mostly in Omaha with a 5-year stint in Des Moines, Iowa. He retired in 1985 as vice president, comptroller and main economical officer of (then) U.S. West.

In Nebraska and Des Moines, he was active in quite a few voluntary actions which includes Boy Scouts, YMCA, the Republican Get together, president of the Des Moines Symphony, and served on the board of Opera Omaha. He served on the Doane College board of trustees for 30 yrs and was chairman of the Investment decision Committee for 10 of those people years. He was on the Omaha Housing Authority for 5 several years and chairman for two many years, performing. Robert was active with the Omaha Economic Growth Company (OEDC), working to advertise minority company, and obtained the Whitney Younger Award from the Omaha Chapter of the NAACP for people endeavours.

In 1988, Bob and Annetta “pulled up Omaha stakes” and moved to Rio Verde, Ariz., where by several pals experienced situated. Cycling and golfing grew to become his principal things to do. The following period of desktops was just coming of age, and each Bob and Annetta aided to manage mastering groups, sooner or later training courses.

Just after yrs of retirement, Bob returned to the workforce at age 80, becoming a true estate agent in Rio Verde Income for 10 yrs.

He is survived by Annetta, his wife of almost 70 yrs his young children Jeannine Stoddard (James), Bradley Haack (Maureen), Karl Haack (Rose), Valerie Thomas (Scott) daughter-in-law, Deb French and son-in-regulation, Jack Irving grandchildren, Tera Haack Hawley (Chris), April Haack, Laura Stoddard Krebs, Matthew Stoddard, Andrew Stoddard, Thomas Stoddard, Ryan Haack, Michelle Haack, Dylan Thomas, Mikaela Thomas, and Kasey Thomas

good grandchildren, all Hawley’s, Lauren, Benjamin, Jaqueline, Madison, Logan, Morgan and Anderson

move-grandchildren, Megan DeTroye, Michelle Malin (Eric) move-fantastic-grandchildren, Roslyn DeTroye and Jack Malin.

Expert services to be introduced later on. Interment will be in the Columbarium at Rio Verde.