Flora Katherine Haskins

Born: Wed., Aug. 20, 1919
Died: Sat., Jul. 27, 2019


10:00 AM to 11:30 AM, Sat., Aug. 03, 2019
Location: Niebur Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:30 AM Sat., Aug. 03, 2019
Location: Niebur Funeral Home

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Flora Katherine “Pete” Haskins, age 99,  of Pittsfield, IL passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Liberty Village in Pittsfield.  She was born on August 20, 1919 in Pittsfield, IL to Harry and Nellie Clark Claus.  She married Nicholas Wallace Haskins in 1940, and he preceded her in death on September 9, 2001.

Katherine graduated from Pittsfield High School.  In earlier years, she worked as an operator at the telephone office and also worked for her husband at the Clothing Center.  She later was a homemaker, taking care of their home and raising their children.  Katherine enjoyed working in her yard and canning fruits and vegetables.  She was an excellent cook and she loved mowing her yard on her John Deere mower.

She is survived by two sons, Nick (Patricia) Haskins of Allendale, IL and Steve Haskins of Pittsfield, IL; a daughter, Sarah (Bill) Pattara of Homer Glen, IL; four grandchildren, David (Brittney) Haskins, Elizabeth (Sandy) Pumphrey, Matthew (Janelle) Pattara, and Janelle (Kendall) Brandau; seven great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Nellie Claus; her husband, Nicholas Haskins; brothers, Harry, Joe, and Johnny; and a sister, Marge.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 11:30 AM at Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield, IL.  Interment will follow at Pittsfield West Cemetery.  Visitation will be held prior to the service on Saturday from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM at the funeral home.  Memorials are suggested to be made to the Liberty Village Activity Fund or to Blessing Hospice.  Online condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com.  Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Flora's memory to the following organizations:

Blessing Hospice

Liberty Village Acitivity Fund

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Cathy Bollegar
   Posted Sun July 28, 2019
It's been my pleasure taking care of Katherine. Deepest sympathy for the Family

Edee Chamberlain Hermens
   Posted Wed July 31, 2019
I am sorry to read of your mothers passing. I saw her many times at the nursing home. As you may know that she and my mother{ June} grew up together. She would always be so happy to see my sisters and I . She enjoyed talking about the past. My God comfort all of your family.

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