Raymond E. Haakonsen(1923 - 2013)

Major Raymond E. Haakonsen Born: June 15, 1923; Chicago Died: Nov. 22, 2013 ; Fox River Grove Raymond E. Haakonsen, age 90, of Fox River Grove, passed away November 22, 2013 at JourneyCare Hospice. Ray was born June 15, 1923 in Chicago. The son of Halfdan and Gustava Haakonsen. He is survived by his wife, Rose M. (Nee Havens), whom he married November 8, 1946, in Midland, Texas; his son, Kevin (Sarah) Haakonsen; three grandchildren, Christy L. Haakonsen, Jade Haakonsen and Malia Haakonsen. He is preceded in death by a son, Ronald Haakonsen. Ray worked for Oak Industries in Crystal Lake for 45 years. He was a Fox River Grove Village Trustee for 16 years, past-president of the Fox River Grove Recreation Council, past-president and treasurer of the Norge Ski Club, past-president of the Fox River Grove Chamber of Commerce, past-commander of the Frank H. Nagel Post #119 in Fox River Grove. Ray served in 303rd Bomb Group and the 427 Squadron in the 8th Air Force during WWII. He was also a member of the Sons of Norway. Visitation will be Monday, November 25, 2013, from 4:00 until 8:00 PM at the Kahle-Moore Funeral Home, 403 Silver Lake Rd., Cary. Funeral Service 10:00 AM November 26th at Cary United Methodist Church, 500 First St., Cary. Burial Windridge Memorial Park. Memorials appreciated to the Norge Ski Club or JourneyCare Hospice. For info: 847-639-3817 or kahlemoore.com

Funeral Home

Kahle-Moore Funeral Home
403 Silver Lake Road Cary, IL 60013
(847) 639-3817
Published in the Northwest Herald on Nov. 23, 2013