Jeanette Haskell

JEANETTE 'TEEN' HASKELL, 87 ROCKFORD - Jeanette "Teen" Haskell, 87, of Rockford, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, in her home, where she had a view of her flower garden and was surrounded by her family and dog, Addie. Born Jan. 5, 1926, in Rockford; the daughter of Leslie and Dorothy (Kruse) Caldwell. She earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Rockford College, and was a teacher for the Rockford public schools, teaching many years at Carlson School. Member of Second Congregational/First Presbyterian Church of Rockford, and longtime member of the Barbara Pym Society. She is survived by her children, Jared (Camis) Haskell of Ft. Collins, Colo., Wade (ZhuZhen) Haskell of Statesville, N.C., and Anne (Mark) Stratemeyer of Rockford; grandchildren, Julia (Lee) Tosi of Indianapolis, Ind., Cayley (Michael) Sheehan of Indianapolis, Ind., Karla and Haley Haskell of Ft. Collins, Paige Stratemeyer of Fulton, Mo., and Glennis (Craig) Blanchfield of Elmhurst, Ill.; great-grandchildren, Amelia, Dominic, and Angelina; and special dog, Addie. Predeceased by her son, Worth Haskell in 2009; and sister, Dorles McCarthy in 2007. Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Second Congregational/First Presbyterian Church of Rockford, 318 N. Church St. Memorial visitation from 9 to 9:45 a.m. prior to the service in the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Second Congregational/First Presbyterian Church of Rockford for use by the Angola Water Well Project, 318 N. Church St., Rockford, IL 61101; Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary, 111 N. First St., Rockford, IL 61107; and C.L.R. at Rock Valley College, 3301 N. Mulford Rd., Rockford, IL 61114. Arrangements by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd. To share a memory or condolence, visit

Published in Rockford Register Star from July 24 to July 25, 2013