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 Norman Haack

Norman Haack

Birth
Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa, USA
Death 18 Jul 1952 (aged 21)
England
Burial Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 59009578 · View Source
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Norman is in the Haack Plot with his parents Elmer and Ethel.

From the LeMars Centinel, 22 Jul 1952:

Norman, 21 was In a mototcycle accident in England where he was serving with the Airforce. Norman had been the in Military 2 1/2 years enlisting Jan. 3, 1950.

Funeral announcement:

Funeral Services for Norman Haack of Remsen, 21, who was killed July 18, (1952), in England, will be held Wednesday, Aug. 6, (1952), at 1:30p.m. in St. Paul Lutheran Church in Remsen. The Rev. Paul Wuebben will officiate at the services. Military graveside services will be conducted in the Remsen Cemetery.

Norman Haack, Airman Second Class, serving in the Airforce, died a few hours after a motorcycle accident in the Horgon General Hospital at Banbury, Oxon, England.

He was born in Remsen, Dec. 12, 1930, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer (and Ethel) Haack. He graduated from the Remsen High School in 1948 and until his enlistment in the Airforce, Jan. 3, 1950 was at home with his parents.

He is survived by his parents and three brothers, Duane, serving in the Navy; Dean and Rodney at home. Also surviving are his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ohlendorf of Marcus, and Mrs. Ella Haack of LeMars.

Norman's name is also on the Korean War Memorial that is in the photo's in the memorial section of the Remsen Cemetery. He is listed in the left column and 14th up from the bottom.

On 15 Feb 1951 in the Lemars Semi Weekly Sentinel (Le Mars, Iowa) had a list of people that were in the military and Norman G. Haack was one of the people listed as 1-C. (1-C means the person is currently serving in the military.)

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Haack, Norman 1930-1952

Services Are Set For Norman Haack Killed in England.

Funeral services for Norman Haack of Remsen, 21, who was killed July 18 in England, will be held Wednesday, Aug. 6, at 1:30 p.m. in St. Paul Lutheran church in Remsen. The Rev. Paul Wuebben will officiate at the services. Military graveside services will be conducted in the Remsen cemetery.

The body arrived Monday noon in Remsen and will be at the Moeller funeral home until time of services.

Norman Haack, airman second class serving in the Airforce, died a few hours after a motorcycle accident in the Horton General hospital at Banbury, Oxon, England.

He was born in Remsen, Dec. 12, 1930, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Haack. He was graduated from the Remsen high school in 1948 and until his enlistment in the Airforce Jan. 3, 1951 was at home with his parents.

He is survived by his parents and three brothers, Duane, serving in the navy; Dean and Rodney at home. Also surviving are his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ohlendorf of Marcus, and Mrs. Ella Haack of Le Mars.

– Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, Aug. 5, 1952, page 1.

Also –

Norman G. Haack Cycle Crash Victim. Local Lad, Air Force Mechanic, Killed in England July 18. Closely following a wire message Saturday that their oldest son, Norman G. Haack, 20, had met with a motorcycle accident in England. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Haack Sunday received a second message from the war department informing them of Norman’s death.

Mr. and Mrs. Haack have not received details concerning the accident, but said they were aware of the fact that Norman had bought a motorcycle.

According to the message, Norman, an airman second-class suffered a brain concussion and passed away a few hours after the accident. In the Horton general hospital at Banbury, Oxon, England. The airman was a mechanic at Upper Heyfor air force base.

Mr. and Mrs. Haack and their younger sons are awaiting further word as to the expected time of arrival of the body. The last message from Maj. General John H. McCormick in Washington said the body would be shipped immediately after word as to the parents’ demanded destination is received.

Lifelong resident here. Norman G. Haack, oldest of four sons, was born in Remsen December 12, 1930.

He was graduated from Remsen high school in 1948 and until his enlistment in the air force January 3, 1951, was at home with his parents. He was a valued assistant to his parents during the years they lived on a farm.

Schooled in Texas. Upon enlistment in Sioux City he was sent to a technical school at Sheppard air force base in Texas where he was graduated August 1, 1951.

After a three-week visit home, he sailed from New York the same month and spent four months in service in Germany before being sent to his latest station in England. His brother Duane, now stationed in San Francisco, enlisted in the navy the day after Norman’s enlistment. He returned to this country last March after six months in Korea.

Survivors besides the parents and Duane and two younger brothers, Dean and Rodney, both at home, also his grandparents, Mrs. Ella Haack of Le Mars and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ohlendorf of Marcus.

– Remsen Bell-Enterprise, Thursday, July 24, 1952, page 1, columns 6-7


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  • Maintained by: Donna
  • Originally Created by: Jerry D
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59009578
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Norman Haack (12 Dec 1930–18 Jul 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59009578, citing Remsen Cemetery, Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Donna (contributor 48773196) .