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A. Charles Haman 1929-2017

May 23, 2017
Emmetsburg News

MALLARD -- A Celebration of Life service for Albert Charles Haman of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Cedar Falls and Curlew, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 27, at the Harris Funeral Home in Mallard. Burial, with military honors, will follow at Rush Lake Cemetery.

Albert Charles (Chuck)?Haman passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017, at his home in Cedar Rapids. He was 87.

He was born in 1929 in Emmetsburg, the son of Ray and Marie (Ducommun)?Haman.

He married Peggy Higgins on Nov. 7, 1954.

Chuck completed ROTC at the University of Iowa in 1951. During the Korean Conflict he served as a 1st Lieutenant Infantry Platoon Leader, U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Division.

Chuck was an associate professor of biology at the University of Northern Iowa. In 1986 he was the recipient of the Outstanding Service Award from the Iowa Academy of Science and received the UNI?Biology Department Award for Teaching, Researching and Service.

His published book on the history of Rush Lake can be found at the Laurens ?Public Library.

Survivors include his wife, Peggy; a sister, LaDonna (Haman)?Adolf of Kentucky; five children, Beverly Freeman of Cedar Rapids, Chuck Haman of Holland, Chris Haman of Cedar Rapids; Ken Haman of Pella, and Jeanna White of Temple, TX; 13 grandchildren and six great grandchildren, and one due in June. Also surviving are sisters-in-law Betty Sterling of Cedar Rapids and Karel Bishop of Estherville; and many nieces and nephews.

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