|Birth: ||Dec. 3, 1912|
|Death: ||Jul. 2, 2004|
Melita B. Haverkamp, 91, Seneca, died afternoon Friday, July 02, 2004, at Crestview Manor in Seneca.
She was born December 3, 1912, on a farm southeast of St. Benedict, the daughter of Frank and Lena Bergman Melcher. She attended St. Mary's School.
On February 14, 1933, she married Andrew J. Haverkamp at St. Mary's Church at St. Benedict. They lived in Seneca where "Andy" managed the Farmer's Elevator. He passed away March 3, 1979.
She was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Church, St. Ann's Altar Society, the Seneca Woman's Club, where she held several offices, and the Sunflower Home Demonstration Unit. Melita was a CCD teacher and did other volunteer work at the church. She enjoyed playing bridge and painting along with her sisters. Melita took pride in her home, enjoyed having a garden and flowers.
Survivors are four sons, Gerald, Shawnee Mission, KS; Marvin, Fargo, ND; Carrol "C.E.", Scottsdale, AZ; Terry, Olathe, KS; a daughter, Marlene Sinnott, Topeka; two brothers, Francis Melcher and Elmer Melcher, both of Seneca; three sisters, Lucille Wichman and Evelyn Waters, both of Seneca and LaVon Strathman, Juda, WI; 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by an infant sister in 1910, infant twin brother and sister in 1914, an infant brother in 1918, and a brother Vern on March 11, 1976.
The mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 A.M. Tuesday at Sts. Peter & Paul Church. The burial will be in the church cemetery.
Frank William Melcher (1881 - 1954)
Mary Magdalin Bergman Melcher (1887 - 1985)
Andrew Julius Haverkamp (1907 - 1979)*
Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery
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Record added: May 09, 2009
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