Steven J. "Bone" Haverback

Born: Sun., Jul. 6, 1952
Died: Mon., Jun. 17, 2013


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Jun. 21, 2013
Location: Vandemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Atkinson

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Sat., Jun. 22, 2013
Location: Sacred Heart Catholic Church

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Steven J. “Bone” Haverback, 60, of Annawan passed away Monday, June 17, 2013 at his home after a 4 year battle with cancer.  A funeral mass celebrating Steven’s life will be held 10:00 am Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Sacred Heart Church, Annawan.  Father Mark Miller will celebrate.  Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Annawan.  Visitation for Steve will be held 5-7 pm Friday at Vandemore Funeral Home in Atkinson, IL.  Memorials may be left to Annawan/Alba Fire Rescue or Illinois Cancer Care.

Steven was born July 6, 1952 in Kewanee, IL, the son of Bill and Helen (VanDeKeere) Haverback.  He was a 1970 graduate of Annawan High School.  Steve worked for Hatzer and Nordstrom as a farmhand for 21 years.  Bone enjoyed playing Rolle Bolle.  

Survivors include his significant other: Debi Gradert of Annawan; brother: Marvin (Barb) Haverback of Annawan; 2 sisters: Doris (Tom) Baele of Annawan, Sister Betty Jean Haverback of Immaculate Conception Convent, Peoria; and several nieces and nephews.

Steve was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

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lorraine wancket
   Posted Tue June 18, 2013
To Deb and Steves family
So sorry for your loss. At least he's not in pain now.

Mr and Mrs Dennis VanDeSampel
   Posted Wed June 19, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

jim swanson
   Posted Wed June 19, 2013
sorry for your loss. peace be with you. js

   Posted Wed June 19, 2013
My sincere sympathy to the family.

Roxy Koehn Peterson
   Posted Fri June 21, 2013
"Hammer" was the love of my life in 1971-73. The relationship was let's say.."turbulent to say the least!" He was busy being the guy all the "in-crowd" guys wanted to be. He was a charmer and loved the ladies. I found out thru many a broken heart was time to move on with my heart! He had so many people that loved to laugh and share a cocktail with him. He was always the life of the party. Rest in peace..Dear Hammer..sorry your days were so painful.

Marri;yn Thompson
   Posted Wed June 26, 2013
So sorry to hear of Steve's passing. You have my sympathy.

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