Zachary Jake Haman, the son of Joseph J. “Joe” and Amelia “Amy” (Schmitt) Haman was born on June 25, 1997 in Minot, North Dakota. He died at the age of 16 years on December 1, 2013 at his home in rural Towner.
Zachary was raised on his parent’s ranch in rural Towner with his older sister Stephanie, big brother Eric, and later came his little brother Karson. He was currently a junior at Towner High School and loved football and helping his team win the Region 3 title this year. He enjoyed his class studies, FFA, the Minnesota Vikings, his pickup, being with friends and most of all, his cows. He planned to be a rancher after he finished college. Zachary had big beautiful brown eyes that went with a huge lovable smile that would melt anyone. He was so proud to be called an Uncle and Godfather. Zachary, “Go rest high on that mountain” and know you are dearly loved and missed by everyone.
Zachary is survived by his parents, Joseph J. “Joe” and Amy Haman of rural Towner; a sister, Stephanie (Andy) Hallof of Rugby; brothers, Eric and Karson, both at home; nephews, Kayden, Ryland & Westyn Hallof of Rugby; maternal grandmother, Amelia Schmitt of Towner; paternal grandparents, Joe P. and Helen Haman of Towner; his girlfriend, Haley Duchscherer of Drake; many, many aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, John B. Schmitt; two uncles in infancy; and his great-grandparents.
Mass of Christian Burialwas held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church in Towner with burial in the Blumenfeld Cemetery, rural Towner. Father Michael Schommer, Celebrant.
The Casket Bearers: Eric Haman, Karson Haman, Andy Hallof, Lane Schmitt, Jacob Schmitt, Hunter Schell, Colter Thorp, and Alex Schmitt.
The Honorary Bearers: sister, Stephanie Hallof nephews, Kayden, Ryland & Westyn Hallof
Arrangements with the Anderson Funeral Home of Towner. Online registry: funeralsbyanderson.com
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