Roger M. Haaning, 77 of Prospect Heights, passed away peacefully on August 14, 2020 with his loving wife Mary at his side. He was born in Chicago to Anders and Frieda (nee Stalbach) Haaning. Roger and Mary were high school sweethearts at Taft High School in Chicago. Roger lived most of his adult life in Park Ridge and after retirement spent his winters in Naples FL.
Roger and his wife, Mary Haaning (nee Bove) were married on February 8, 1964 and enjoyed 56 wonderful years together. Roger loved the mountains, being near the ocean and watching sunsets while strolling along the beach. He enjoyed golfing with friends and family and decided to build a home along the 12th fairway at Eagle Ridge in Galena IL. Taking his dogs for walks along the course and searching for errant golf balls kept him busy when not at the range or on one the courses.
He is survived by his wife, Mary, his two children, Michael and Karen Haaning of Mount Prospect and Laura and Mark Gerber of Mount Prospect, his 6 grandchildren, Maggie Haaning, Tyler Gerber, Kyle Gerber, Michelle Haaning, Paige Gerber and Carly Haaning his sister Nancy (the late) Arthur Johnson and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Disabled American Veterans, www.dav.org, are appreciated.
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