|Birth: ||May 10, 1935|
|Death: ||Mar. 8, 2011|
PORTAGE - Frederick Higbee Hake, Jr., age 75, of Portage, WI, formerly of Rice Lake, WI, died on Tuesday March 8, 2011, at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, WI.
Fred was born on May 10, 1935, in Mauston, WI, the son of Frederick and Kathleen (O'Brien) Hake, Sr. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps from September 19, 1957, until May 11, 1960. Fred was a graduate of UW-Eau Claire and was retired from General Casualty Insurance Company. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Portage ad Portage Elks Lodge, B.P.O.E. #675. Fred was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather; and he enjoyed cooking-out with his daughter and granddaughters.
Fred is survived by his children, Colonel Michael (Christine) Hake, Sheppard Air Force Base, TX, Michelle (Bradley) Spurrier, Hartford, WI, Cherie Barrett, Portage, and Timothy (Nancy) Hake, Milwaukee; his close friend, Patricia Hake, Cedarburg, WI; his brother, Thomas (Ann) Hake, Eau Claire, WI; his sister, Kathleen (Richard) Busch, Barron, WI; ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; many other relatives and close friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick and Kathleen Hake.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 12, 2011, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Portage with Fr. Jim Murphy presiding. Burial will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Mauston Cemetery in Mauston.
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 11, 2011, from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage and on Saturday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established by the family.
Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, WI
Published 10 March 2011
Frederick Higbee Hake (1905 - 1981)
Kathleen O'Brien Hake (1905 - ____)
Created by: James Seidelman
Record added: Mar 20, 2011
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