Cornelius Haske1932 - 2018
Cornelius John “Corny” Haske age 85 of Metz Township
passed away August 9, 2018 at Medilodge-Greenview.
He was born September 18, 1932 in Metz Township
to Joseph and Martha (Chalupniczak) Haske.
On October 29, 1952 he married Ann Roznowski at St. Casimir Catholic
Church, Corny served in the United States Army at Fort Benning, Georgia
from 1954 through 1956. He worked as the Parts Manager for the Chevy
Garage in Rogers City for over 30 years. Corny enjoyed farming his
families 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 alsoenjoyed 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;
6 children, Monica (Kenneth) Fleming of Hawks,
Donna Mae (Ray) Rokita of Lansing,
Martha Tabor of Crossville, Tennessee,
Matthew C. (Ruby) Haske of Alpena,
Timothy (Lisa) Haske of Ossineke and
Patrick (fiancée, 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
7 great grandchildren, Micah, Morgan, Logan, Evan, Avery Ann, Elise and
He was preceded in death by:
his parents, Joseph and Martha;
6 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, August 13th from
4-8 pm where the rosary will be recited at 6:30 followed by the parish
wake service at 7 pm. Visitation will resume on Tuesday at St. Dominic
Catholic Church, Metz, from 10 am until time of Mass at 11, 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.