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Catherine Haman

Mar 5, 2010

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Harvey, for Catherine Haman, 98, of Harvey, who died Wednesday, Feb. 24 at St. Aloisius Nursing Home in Harvey.

Burial was in the church cemetery.

Catherine was born June 21, 1911, on the family farm near Berwich, a daughter of Ludwig and Elizabeth (Welter) Mattern. She grew up and attended school near Berwick and later worked at the Rugby hospital. She married Joseph M. Haman on Nov. 11, 1940. The couple lived in Detroit until moving to Grand Forks in 1945, where they owned and operated a hotel. In 1947, they moved to Valley City where they owned Spike’s Bar. In 1958, they moved to Jamestown. They moved to Harvey two years later where the couple built a business that started as an A&W Drive-in and later became K&J Restaurant. They retired in 1972. Joe died Jan. 7, 1989. In 2006, she moved into St. Aloisius Nursing Home.

She was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Harvey and the Altar Society.

She is survived by a son, Richard of Mandan; seven daughters: Elizabeth Riley of Pahrump, Nev., Loretta Zuther of Martin, Lorraine Waller of Carthage, Mo., Kathy Felchle of Harvey, Julie Felchle of Mandan, Karen Krenzel of Harvey, and Heidi Weigel of Maryville, Mo.; 36 grandchildren; 72 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Joseph; a brother, Wendelin Mattern; two sisters: Barbara Severson and Dorothy Hawkland; and two sons-in-law: Greg Felchle and Pius Krenzel.

Arrangements by Hertz Funeral Home, Harvey.

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