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Obituary Rose Haakonsen.

Our member, Rose Haaksonsen, passed away January 15, 2018.
Her obituary is available on-line, but we are including it here as well should the on-line version from not be available. Roses funeral services were held Saturday, January 20th at Cary United Methodist Church.

Rose Haakonsen
Born: May 23, 1927; in Cross Plains, TX
Died: January 15, 2018; in Barrington, IL

Rose Haakonsen, age 90 of Fox River Grove passed away January 15, 2018 at Good Shepherd Hospital. She was born May 23, 1927 in Cross Plains, TX., the daughter of Silas and Rosa Havens.

Rose is survived by her son, Kevin (Sarah) Haakonsen; her grandchildren, Christy (Jacob Smith) Haakonsen, Jade Haakonsen and Malia Haakonsen; as well as a brother, Charles C. (Alberta) Havens.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Haakonsen; a son, Ronald (Dori Mischick) Haakonsen; as well as her siblings, William Floyd Havens, Loyd Havens, Ruth McIntosh, Autna Deen Brown and Marie Anderson.

Rose was employed at Oak Industries in Crystal Lake for 35 years, she was a member of the Norge Ski Club and Cary United Methodist Church.

Visitation for Rose will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Kahle-Moore Funeral Home, 403 Silver Lake Rd., Cary. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday, January 20th at Cary United Methodist Church, 500 First St., Cary with burial following at Windridge Memorial Park.

Memorials would be appreciated to the Norge Ski Club.



Scholarships with the earliest deadlines are some of those offered by Sons of Norway (Skjold Lodge, District 5, and the Norwegian National League deadlines are later <learn more on our Scholarship Page>:

January 15, 2018
Sons of Norway Scholarship applications for educational opportunities that involve international travel are due to Sons
of Norway Foundation:
o  Douglas Warne – Rolf & Wenche Eng Scholarship
o  Helen Tronvold Adult Learner Scholarship**
o  Helen Tronvold Folk High School Scholarship*
o  King Olav V Norwegian-American Heritage Scholarship
o  Lund Fund Scholarship*
o  Oslo International Summer School Scholarship*

*Social membership with Sons of Norway required.
**Insurance membership with Sons of Norway required.
<Learn more at the Sons of Norway website>

Remembering Lillian Berge.

Remembering Lillian Berge. BERGE, Lillian Agnes (nee Evenson), 93, of Wildwood, MO formerly of Huntley, IL. Loving mother of Wendy Berge Gray (fiancé Joseph Christopoulos), the late Eric Oscar Berge and Lisa Berge (Ronald Lee) Johnson. Former long devoted wife to Oscar J. Berge. Beloved grandmother of John-Austin Gray and Evan Oscar Gray. Dear eldest sister of the late Helen (late Edward) Froelich, the late Edward "Buddy" (late Emily) Evenson and Elese (late Joseph) Filepek.

Born in Sister Bay, WI, Lillian lived in Door County most of her childhood days. Lillian moved to Chicago's Northshore after honorably serving as a WAVE in the U.S. Navy in San Francisco, CA. She worked in the family business, Berge Builders and Gobe Management for over 30 years. Proud of her Norwegian heritage, she was active in the Skjold Lodge/ Sons of Norway and well known as "Lefse Lil".

Her true joy in life was being a devout Christian within her many church circles throughout her life. Her beautiful spirit is now at rest with her heavenly Father above, yet may it live through each of us.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her honor to Foundation Baptist Church (204 Spring Street, Cary, IL. 60013). If this is not possible, an unexpected act of kindness for some unfortunate soul in her name would be heartfelt.

Family and friends are welcome to a private graveside service and internment at Mount Emblem Cemetery, 520 East Grand Avenue, Elmhurst, IL at 12:00 PM on September 21st, 2016.