Obituaries

Erwin Haack of Hanover passed away peaceful at Chapman House in Owen Sound on Good Friday, April 15th, 2022.  He was 90.  

Survived by his loving wife of 63 years Marion (nee Huehn).  Devoted Father to Brian (Jane) Haack of Hanover, Karen (Craig) Kerr of Mildmay, Dennis (Jerri-Lynn) Haack of Princeton and Dave (Valerie) Haack of Hanover.   Loved dearly by 12 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren.  

Survived by brother Paul (Karen) Haack of Frankfort and sister Erika Rhody of Durham, Sisters in law Wilma (Harold) Fisher of Harriston, Audrey Goos and Phyllis Haack both of Kitchener.  Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.  

Predeceased by parents Paul and Frieda Haack, brother Gerry Haack, sister Hilda (Haack)Fisher, Brothers-in-law Ivan Fisher, Wilmer Rhody, John Goos, nephews Earl and Fred Rhody and daughter in law Pamela Haack. 

Erwin was born in Carrick Township on October 7th, 1931.¬† He always put his family first and was a committed and generous member of his community.¬† He had a love of the land and took great pride in being a farmer for many decades on the 10th¬† Concession of Carrick. ¬†After retiring to Hanover, he enjoyed the opportunity to hop on a tractor and mentor his grandson Matthew who is the 3rd generation to farm on the homestead.¬†¬† He also had a passion for restoring antique tractors and enjoyed driving them in many parades.¬† Erwin loved a good card game, playing crokinole and watching hockey especially the ‚ÄúLeafs.‚Ä̬†

Erwin was a member of the Neustadt Ag. Society, The Co-Op Choir, South Bruce Vintage Tractor Club and faithfully served on may committees for his Church.  In his retirement, he enjoyed working together with Marion maintaining their beautifully landscaped backyard, doing jigsaw puzzles and creating dozens of wooden birdhouses, bird feeders and marble boards which family and friends will enjoy for many years to come.  

Visitation will be held at the Neustadt Community Center on Wednesday, April 20th from 3-5pm with the Funeral Service at St.Peter’s Lutheran Church in Neustadt on Thursday April 21 at 1pm.  Reception to follow the service at the Neustadt Community Center. 

The family politely asks those attending the visitation and the Funeral Service to please wear a facemask to ensure everyone’s safety. 

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations in honor of Erwin can be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Neustadt or Chapman House Hospice, Owen Sound.  

Arrangements entrusted to Greg Roberts Funeral Home, Mildmay, ON.

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