Haen, Joan A.
Joan A. Haen, (nee Baeten), Oshkosh formerly of Fond du Lac and Kaukauna, age 84, died peacefully on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Park View Health Center, Oshkosh with her loving family by her side. She was born October 12, 1929, daughter of the late Christian and Viola (Hockers) Baeten. On May 1, 1951 Joan married Kenneth Haen in West DePere and the couple enjoyed 59 years of marriage together prior to his death on December 13, 2010. Joan enjoyed reading, cooking, baking, and fishing. She assisted Ken at the Star Orchard, which he owned with his two brothers. Joan enjoyed volunteering in the various communities they lived in.
Joan is survived by her children: Steven (Donna) Haen, Kaukauna, Susan (Paul) Behnke, Oshkosh, James (Cyndy) Haen, Wausau, Jeffrey (Carla) Haen, Oshkosh, Peter (Deanna) Haen, Oakfield; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild on the way; 2 sisters, 1 brother, 3 brothers-in-law and 1 sister-in-law: Doris (Dick) Thomas, Wisconsin Rapids, Barb (Dave) Reinbold, Manitowoc, Ralph (Virginia) Baeten, Green Bay, and Gene Brown, Boston, MA. She is further survived by her husband's family, 1 brother-in-law and 3 sisters-in-law: Sr. Ann Joachim Haen, Manitowoc, Ivo (Carol) Haen, Kaukauna and Bernice Haen, Hollandtown; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Ken in 2010, a son Richard in 1973, 2 brothers: Ralph Baeten and Fr. David Baeten; and a sister, Virginia Brown. She was further preceded in death by her husband's family: mother and father-in-law, Henry and Gertrude (Bruecker) Haen, Ray Haen, Jerome (Mertie) Haen, Eugene Haen, Sr. St. Barbara Haen, and Marcella (Earl) Fink.
The Mass of Christian Burial for Joan will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at ST. RAPHAEL the ARCHANGEL CATHOLIC CHURCH, 830 S. Westhaven Ave., Oshkosh with Fr. Michael Warden officiating. Friends may call on Monday, April 21, 2014 at BOETTCHER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 2401 Fieldcrest Dr., Kaukauna from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service concluding the evening. Friends may call again on Tuesday directly at church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery, Oshkosh. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established.
The family would like to thank the staff at Park View Health Center in Oshkosh for the compassionate care they gave to our mother.
Boettcher Family Funeral Home
2401 Fieldcrest Drive Kaukauna, WI 54130
Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Apr. 20, 2014