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“Michael will be missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to Lois and family, his sisters and brother. So sorry for your loss. ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: MaryAnne Mcbride - Pass Christian, MS

“I enjoyed all the talks we had Mike - gonna miss that and seeing you drive that 65! ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Tony S. - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend

“To a good man who always made me smile, with his sense of humor. You will be missed, my friend. You are with Wrigley now! Love to Lois and family ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Mussy Zorbaugh - Ft wayne, IN

“I worked with Mike at Southgate Kroger for many years. I'm very saddened to learn of his passing. My sincerest condolences to his entire family. ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: dorothy rhines - fort wayne, IN

“You and your family are in our prayers Dave and Gayle Burns ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Dave Burns - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dearest Friends,Our hearts are broken with yours. May our precious Savior wrap his arms around you and give you strength, peace, and comfort. ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Kay Putt - New Haven, IN - Friend

“I have found a great friend in your daughter Shelly. I am praying peace that passes understanding and a comfort only Jesus can give. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Melanie Gall - Fort Wayne, IN

“*R.I.P Michael*~We're Sending Our Thoughts and Prayers To Your Family~The Morecraft's ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Dennis Morecraft I - Wilmington, IL

“RIP MIKE !! ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Bruce Amstutz - Harlan, IN

“I am so sorry for your loss. It is so hard to lose our love ones. Sending prayers to you Lois & all the family. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Sandra Chute (Minard) - Tucson, AZ

“Our prayers are with you and yours, Mike was and still is a special person in our hearts and will be forever. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Richard & Donna Smith - Watseka, IL

“Don and I would like to extend our sympathy to you and your family. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Don Sparling - Lapeer, MI

“Lois, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Andrea & Raymond Dobbs - IN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Arlene and George Konley - IN

“Sorry to here of Mike's passing. My sincere condolences to his family. I knew Mike when he was working at the Grocery store here in Watseka and he...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Ted Lease - Watseka, IL - Friend

“I'm so sorry to hear about your dad. God bless ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Melissa Mercado

“Lois, Our sincere condolences for your loss ! We are so sorry for your loss. Now he is with the Lord preparing a place for you ! ...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Bob & Charrie Klepper - New Haven, IN

Michael B. Haberkorn, 71, passed away Friday, February 23, 2018 at Visiting Nurse in Fort Wayne. He was born in Watseka, IL, to the late Robert John and Shirley Lou Haberkorn. Michael was a graduate of Watseka High School, class of 1965. He was in the grocery business for 35 years and was a unit manager with Kroger for 24 1/2 years retiring in 1999. Michael then worked as a warehouse manager for Korte Electric for 8 years and for Aging and In Home Services for 4yrs years with the Meals on Wheels Program. He was a member of Taylor Chapel United Methodist Church, Michael was a diehard Chicago Sports fan and of the Fighting Illini, and also enjoyed NASCAR. His hobbies include listening to country music and working on his 65 Chevy.Surviving are his loving wife, Margaret Lois Haberkorn of Fort Wayne, IN; children Joy Lynn (Tony) Ketzler of New Haven, IN; Michelle "Shelly" (Jason) Hunter of Fort Wayne, IN; Darin Haberkorn of Fort Wayne, IN; grandchildren, Owen and Olivia Haberkorn, Luke and Aaron Ketzler, Emmersyn, Kael, Talan, and Cannen Hunter, sisters, Susan (George) Bayless of Mount Pleasant, MI; Sandra (Bill) Jackson of Salt Lake City, UT; Pamela (Kevin) Knight of Galloway Township, NJ; brother, Phillip (Sally) Haberkorn of Watseka, IL and also leaves behind an abundance of dear friends. Service is 11:00 am, Thursday March 1, 2018 at Taylor Chapel United Methodist Church, 10145 Maysville Road with calling one hour prior, with Pastor Steven K. Conner officiating. Calling also Wednesday, February 28, 2018, from 2- 5 & 6 - 8 pm at D. O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road Fort Wayne, IN. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project or Donor's Choice. To sign the online guest book, go to