CORNELIUS JOHN HASKE

Cornelius John “Corny” Haske, age 85, of Metz Township, passed away Aug. 9, 2018 at Medilodge-Greenview. He was born Sept. 18, 1932 in Metz Township to Joseph and Martha (Chalupniczak) Haske. On Oct. 29, 1952 he married Ann Roznowski at St. Casimir Catholic Church. Corny served in the United States Army at Fort Benning, Ga., from 1954-56. He worked as the Parts Manager for the Chevy Garage in Rogers City for over 30 years. Corny enjoyed farming his family’s Centennial Farm, playing in several polka bands including Alpomes Polka Band and Northern Sounds Polka Band (he played at all of his children’s weddings) he also enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with family. Mr. Haske was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church, its choir, the Posen Council 6657 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus and the Rogers City Servicemen’s Club. He also served as the Metz Township Supervisor for many years. Mr. Haske is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ann; six children, Monica (Kenneth) Fleming of Hawks, Donna Mae (Ray) Rokita of Lansing, Martha Tabor of Crossville, Tenn., Matthew C. (Ruby) Haske of Alpena, Timothy (Lisa) Haske of Ossineke and Patrick (fiancee, Natalie) Haske of Alpena; 10 grandchildren, Eric (Kiley) Fleming, Tonya (Nathan) Langlois, Erin (Joshua) Brege, Christine Tabor, Ashley (Kyle) Hanson, Everett Haske, Olivia Haske, TJ Haske, Mackinley Haske and Maia Haske; seven great-grandchildren, Micah, Morgan, Logan, Evan, Avery Ann, Elise and Levi. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Martha; six siblings, Clem Fryske, Virginia Taylor, Genevieve Strzelecki, Esther Krajniak, Edlor Haske and Norbert Haske; and a son-in-law, Ronald Tabor. Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Monday, Aug. 13 from 4-8 p.m. where the rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. followed by the parish wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume on Tuesday at St. Dominic Catholic Church, Metz, from 10 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m. Posen VFW will accord military honors at St. Dominic Catholic Cemetery immediately following Mass. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to St. Dominic Catholic Church or the Posen Knights of Columbus Council 6657 in memory of Cornelius Haske. Online condolences may be addressed through www.beckfuneralhome.org