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Richard HaskellOctober 25, 2017
Richard “Dick” Haskell, 84, of Dubuque, Iowa passed away on October 25, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 30th, 2017 at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road with Rev. Dianne Grace officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, October 29th, 2017 at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory.
Richard was born on March 24, 1933 in Cook County, Chicago the son of Harvey Haskell and Nellie Stevens. He married Rosie (Birch) Heinze on September 9, 1978 in Dubuque. He was previously married to the late Eva Meisenberg. He worked for Dubuque John Deere as a machine operator until his retirement March 30,1989.
He was a member of the UAW Local 94 and the Dubuque Bowling Association 700 Club. He served on the shop committee as an alternate.
Richard was an avid Chicago Cubs fan, he enjoyed boating, fishing, golfing and he and Rosie loved to travel with their friends to Mexico until he could no longer travel.
He is survived by his wife Rosie, his brother Robert, his son Rick (Sharon) Haskell and their children Shelly Brenke and Keith Haskell, his daughter, Patti Sarazin and her children Melissa Sarazin and Andrew Sarazin, step-son Frank (Annie) Heinze, step-daughter Debbie (Dick) Smith, of Cedar Falls IA, and their children Elizabeth Warriner, Matt Smith, Joleyne Kramer, and Lori Hill. step-son, John Heinze, and his children John Heinze Jr., Justin Tindell and Heather Kohn and Stepdaughter Trish Julson and her children Tim Heinze, Travis Julson, and Alan Julson Jr.; along with many great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters Shirley Husemann and Beverly Long and several cousins.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Ringold and Dr. Whalen and the nurses and staff at Tri-State Dialysis, Hospice of Dubuque, VNA and especially Trish Julson, John Heinze, Alison Julson and Debbie Leppert for all their wonderful care and kindness they gave to Richard.